Tags: Captain John Smith Chesapeake Trail

A cause for celebration: Fones Cliffs protected along the Captain John Smith Chesapeake NHT

by Jody Hedeman Couser, Director of Communications, Chesapeake Conservancy Partners gathered at historic Fones Cliffs along Virginia’s Rappahannock River and the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail on June 28, 2019, to celebrate the permanent protection of 252 acres recently added to the Rappahannock River…

Captain John Smith Chesapeake NHT: 2018 Highlights

Chesapeake Conservancy OUTREACH The Department of Interior celebrated the recognition of Virginia Tribes at Werowocomoco. This archeological site, now under the permanent protection of the National Park Service, is not yet open to the public until planning is completed with American Indian tribes who hold…

Captain John Smith Chesapeake NHT 2017 Highlights

Chesapeake Conservancy OUTREACH Mobile Visitor Center — Launched the “Roving Ranger” with the NPS. The vehicle features scenes of the Chesapeake Bay on all sides and appears at all Chesapeake Trail locations, public events, and festivals to promote its natural and cultural heritage. Families can…