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  • Photos & Multimedia
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  • History & Culture
    Discover the people, personalities and cultures who have influenced and make up the rich heritage of the Trail and the Chesapeake Bay.
  • Science & Research
    Read about the Bay Buoys that mark the trail as well as Captain John Smith's maps and the history of early explorer's bay "research".
  • Education
    Tools and resources for educators to explore the trail and engage students.
  • Kids & Youth
    Learn about the history of the Chesapeake Bay and become a Junior Ranger for the Captain John Smith Chesapeake Trail.
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Last updated: March 10, 2017

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Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 210
Yorktown, VA 23690


(757) 898-3400

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