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A Vanished Island mission to reprint his account as a booklet, which is now available at all fine nautical bookstores on Tilghman’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 it’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.

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July 2015 ttimes web magazine  
July 2015 ttimes web magazine  

Tidewater Times july 2015