This book is a celebration of the history of Hampton Roads and the lower Tidewater region of the Chesapeake Bay. It showcases 525 brilliant color photos, vintage postcards, and historic memorabilia of the area. towns from the mouth of the bay, including Cape Charles and Cape Henry, to Hampton Roads. Newport News is known for shipbuilding, Hampton for seafood, Suffolk for peanuts, Portsmouth for its military shipyard, and Norfolk for its mighty naval base, and the resorts of Buckroe Beach and Ocean View are playgrounds for them all.
James Tigner is an antiques and ephemera dealer with a passion for the Chesapeake Bay and its history.


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