Content about Human Interest

12.04.09

By CATHERINE KRIKSTAN Capital News Service Friday, December 4, 2009

GRASONVILLE - From building boats and making sails to owning seafood restaurants and processing plants, black watermen have, for more than a century, made contributions to the culture of the Chesapeake Bay.

But their narrative remains largely unwritten, alive above all in oral histories, old photographs and now, a quilt.