Ferries Trains and Automobiles

Friday, October 07, 2022 04:00 PM
Rehoboth Beach Museum - 511 Rehoboth Ave
Rehoboth Beach, US
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Ferries, Trains, and Automobiles: Getting to Rehoboth before the Bay Bridge," a two-part series with David McDonald about the adventures of travel across the Chesapeake Bay before the construction of the William Preston Lane Memorial Bay Bridge. Mr. McDonald's program will focus on the period between 1912 and 1952 when the Bay Bridge opened.

Part one  will cover the railroad coming to Rehoboth and the ferry-railroad network of the Queen Anne Railroad and its successor, the Maryland, Delaware and Virginia Railway through 1928 when passenger service to Rehoboth ended.
Part two will discuss automobiles, developing the road network, and the car ferries at Love Point and Matapeake, up to 1952.
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