Captain Salem Avery Museum, Shady Side, Maryland

By John Cowgill Captain Salem Avery was an oysterman.  He was the captain of his oyster boat.  Originally from Long Island, he moved to the Chesapeake Bay region to test his skills of being a sailor on the bay and to find better opportunity.  He adapted to the region very well and built his home … Continue reading Captain Salem Avery Museum, Shady Side, Maryland