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The Tide Effect

When looking for waterfront property it is important to know about and understand “tides.” All bodies of water, bays, rivers and creeks are subject to the tide producing forces of the sun and moon. There are two complete tide cycles (high and low) during 24 hours. From its lowest point the water rises gradually for […]

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Wolf Trap Lighthouse

The current Wolf Trap Lighthouse has been a part of the Bay since 1894. In 1821 the original Wolf Trap Light vessel was placed at the shoal which derived its name when during the colonial period “Their Majesties Hyred Ship Wolfe” ran aground in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay, off of which is now […]

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