A Vanished Island mission to reprint his account as a booklet, which is now available at all fine nautical bookstores on Tilghmanâ€™s Island. For the booklet, it seemed a diagram was needed. So, using the 1877 Atlas map as a starting point, I put in each home where
he described it ~ I think. Anyway, here is the result. The Atlas structures are shown in black. If itâ€™s not right, please let me know. Determining the population of the community at its peak presents something of a problem. When was the peak? We know the community was growing rapidly in the 1890s.
Tidewater Times july 2015