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In memory of Effie Lee Wilson. Jan 16 1880 - oct 12 1893. Effie lived on Holland Island.

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9 Maryland Towns You Should Be Spending More Time In

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Holland Island is a marshy, rapidly eroding island in the Chesapeake Bay, in Dorchester County, Maryland, Old Buildings, Abandoned Buildings, Abandoned Places, Unusual Buildings, Smith Island, Chesapeake Bay, Haunted Places, Ghost Towns, Architecture

Holland Island

This place is on private property. Listing for informational purposes only. Please do not visit without express permission from the land owner. Holland Island is a marshy, rapidly eroding island in the Chesapeake Bay, in Dorchester County, Maryland, west of Salisbury, USA. The island was once inhabited by watermen and farmers, but has since been abandoned. It is located in the Holland Strait, between Bloodsworth Island and Smith Island, six miles west of Wenona, Maryland. Holland Island was…

Holland Island is located in the Chesapeake Bay in Holland Strait, between… Abandoned Houses, Abandoned Places, Places To Travel, Places To See, Smith Island, Sunken City, Chesapeake Bay, Ghost Towns, Farmers

Holland Island is located in the Chesapeake Bay in Holland Strait, between Bloodsworth Island and Smith Island, six miles west of Wenona, Maryland. The island was once about five miles long and one and a half miles wide, and inhabited by watermen and farmers in a thriving fishing community. But over the decades, rising Bay waters and natural sinking of the land ate away at the island until it was nothing but a blotch of land in the sea. The last house collapse in October 2010.

Solomons Island, Maryland is a charming waterfront town located on the Patuxent River where it meeets iwth the Chesapeake Bay. Romantic Weekend Getaways, Romantic Vacations, Romantic Getaway, Romantic Travel, Weekend Trips, Vacation Trips, Day Trips, Vacation Outfits, Vacation Spots
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Chesapeake Bay Blue Crabs Are More Plentiful Than They’ve Been in 7 Years, According to Scientists

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The proposed route intersected two major Atlantic shipping channels, and instead of going above the open waters, engineers put in place bridge-tunnels which could carry traffic underwater. Each tunnel portion is anchored by a series of man-made islands. Chesapeake Bay Bridge, Chesapeake Virginia, Cool Places To Visit, Places To Travel, Travel Around The World, Around The Worlds, Scenic Photography, Landscape Photography, Night Photography
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The Longest Underwater Tunnel In Virginia Has A Truly Fascinating Backstory

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Grave from Holland Island, Chesapeake Bay (MD). Grave is of Effie Wilson… Chesapeake Beach, Cemetery Headstones, Holland, Grave Markers, Danse Macabre, Graveyards, Abandoned Houses, Playground, Virginia
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The last house (document photograph) which was left in the Maryland Holland island. 360 people lived in the island before sea level rose. Smith Island, Sink In Island, Abandoned Buildings, Abandoned Places, Abandoned Mansions, Nature Climate Change, Haunting Photos, Ocean City Md, Sea Level Rise

The Flood Next Time (Published 2014)

The last house on Holland Island in Chesapeake Bay, which once had a population of almost 400, finally toppled in October 2010. As the water rose and the island eroded, it had to be abandoned. The Flood Next Time | New York Times

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To Gwynn's Island - Two miles east is Toddsbury, home of the Todd family, built in 1722. Farther east, in Mathews County, are the old homes, Green Plains, Auburn, and Midlothian. Some miles beyond them is Gwynn's Island, where General Andrew Lewis drove the last royal governor, Lord Dunmore, from Virginia soil, July, 1776. NA-3

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As one of the most important cities in the world Washington DC has a wealth of history and culture to explore. Home to the White House, Capitol Hill and the ... Read more15 Best Day Trips from Washington DC

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Last house standing on Holland Island. It's still fascinating how an island of 70 structures and a population of 360 people eroded into the ocean as fast as it did. Abandoned Houses, Abandoned Places, Smith Island, Sea Level Rise, The Settlers, Island Map, Chesapeake Bay, Before Us, Historical Society
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Vanished Chesapeake Islands

Exclusivity defines the Maryland shoreline: large homes with gazebos and private beaches, quaint towns chockablock with designer handbags and chic dresses, restaurants serving $25 crab cake dinners. Less seen are the tight-knit African-American communities that have endured since slavery. They are off the main roads. They are lower to the ground - often on land they got because few others wanted it. Vulnerable to both rising waters and declining populations, they struggle for resources to…

Holland Island,Chesapeake Bay, Maryland, U. All houses on this island have been lost to erosion. This was the last that fell into the sea in Abandoned Detroit, Abandoned Churches, Abandoned Places, All About Water, Chesapeake Bay, Old Barns, Amazing Nature, Old Houses, Holland

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The Story Behind Maryland's Underwater Island Is Truly Heartbreaking

You'll be blown away by the story of an underwater island in Maryland, which is now a sad reminder of the fate of the Chesapeake.

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15 Best Things to Do on Chesapeake Bay

Home to wildlife, wineries, oysters and history, this 200-mile-long estuary along the coasts of Maryland and Virginia—the largest in North America—boasts plenty to do on the water and along its wild shoreline. Put these 15 favorites at the top of your next Chesapeake itinerary.

MATHEWS — A secure access to the historic New Point Comfort Lighthouse — the third-oldest lighthouse in the Chesapeake Bay and oldest in the United States — has been completed. Chesapeake Bay, Lighthouses, Third, United States, Lighthouse

Preservation of New Point Comfort Lighthouse moving toward second phase

Contractors finished work last week on a 7-by-15-foot pier that will allow officials to continue work to preserve the centuries old beacon. The pier is not open to the public, but will be used to get designers and contractors onto the island to examine the structure.