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Tidewater Traveler by George W. Sellers, CTC

Over-Under-Over-Under-Over for Fifty Years It is hard to believe that those usual activity in the Bay waters to yearly trips with the family from the south of the ferry’s course. To the Mid-Shore were over fifty my eye it looked like some flat work years ago. About once a year the barges were installing a row of Chevrolet was loaded up with sticks in the water. Dad had heard clothes and food for our annual about this project on TV and from road trip to visit Aunt Annie near Williamsburg, VA. She was my Aunt Annie long before there was Aunt Anne, the queen of frozen dumplings, or Auntie Anne, maven of spectacular pretzels. As I remember the earliest of these trips, I took my place standing on the hump in the f loor with my arms resting on the back of the front seat. In the late 1950s and in the early ’60s, these trips included a ferry crossing from Cape Charles, on Virginia’s Eastern Shore, across the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay, to Little Creek on mainland Virginia, not far from Norfolk and Virginia Beach. I think it was during the year that I was in sixth grade when I first noticed some un- Lucius J. Kellam, Jr. Bridge-Tunnel route. 45

January 2014 ttimes web magazine  

January 2014 Tidewater Times

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