Talbot Historical Society Project Rewind: Off to the Power Boat Races


Enjoy this Talbot Historical Society H. Robins Hollyday photo of a powerboat race perhaps on the Miles River! There used to be as many as ten power boat races a year on the Chesapeake Bay! The first documented power boat race was in 1906 on the Miles River in St. Michaels! Facts: “ Powerboat Racing on the Chesapeake “ by William W. Mowbray.

Do you have any power boat race memories? Contact: Cathy Hill cvhill@atlanticbb.net to share your old photos. Comment, Like our page and join THS!

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