History & Culture


Learn about the personalities, groups, and cultures who have and continue to influence the Chesapeake Bay and the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail.


Learn about places along the trail that are important to American Indian tribal communities, and to the 17th century English who impacted their way of life.

Read John Smith's journals and get a glimpse of what it may have been like to witness two worlds colliding in 1607.

Last updated: November 13, 2018

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