An Overview of the History Oysters in the Chesapeake Bay
Prepared for the Deltaville Maritime Museum.
Click on the cover page below.
Thanks to the Mathews County Visitors Center and Museum for allowing us to place a display in the museum. See photo below.
You may view and download the detailed educational content of the display panels. Click here.
Brooks, William K. The Oyster: A Popular Summary of a Scientific Study. Johns Hopkins University Press, 1891.
Livie, Kate, Chesapeake Oysters, The Bay's Foundation and Future, American Palate, A division of The History Press, Charleston, SC, 2015.
Wennersten, John R. The Chesapeake, An Environmental Biography. Maryland Historical Society, 2001.
Diamond, Jared. Collapse, How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed. Penguin Books, 2006.
Egloff, Keith. First People: The Early Indians of Virginia, 2nd Edition, University of Virginia Press, 2006.
Klingel, Gilbert. The Bay.
Free for you- You may download a free PDF version of the classic The Oyster by Brooks.