Tags: Captain John Smith Chesapeake Trail

The Captain John Smith Chesapeake NHT logo features the silhouette of a sailing ship in black against a blue background

Caption John D. Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail 2021 Highlights

The National Park Service provided the following highlights for the Captain John D. Smith Chesapeake NHT during the 2021 calendar year: Conserving Trail Lands and Boosting Climate Resilience In July 2021, Chief Dennis Coker of the Lenape Indian Tribe of Delaware offered a land acknowledgment…

Phase One of Construction Complete on Chesapeake Oyster House Project on Captain John Smith Chesapeake NHT

by Jody Hedeman Couser, Senior VP of Communications, Chesapeake Conservancy The new riverfront park in Delaware is open to the public for recreation On a beautiful day in July, Chief Dennis Coker of the Lenape Indian Tribe of Delaware offered a land acknowledgment as a…

Chesapeake Roving Ranger van parked in front of a park with the waters of the Chesapeake Bay in the distant background. The van features a colorful vinyl wrap depicting kayakers on the water trail.

Star-Spangled Banner NHT’s ‘Roving Ranger’ Brings the Trail to You

Trail will focus on underserved communities with their new “mobile visitors’ center”. The Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail (SSBNHT) is creating a mobile visitors’ center to appear at various Trail partner sites and public events throughout the Chesapeake Bay region. The mobile center—made up of…

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…