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Suggested Reading

Chesapeake Bay -
Our History and Our Future
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Suggested Reading

Web Sites

National Park Service website "Chesapeake Heritage" Chapter 8

The Insiders' Guide: Virginia's Chesapeake Bay

Billy Mitchell

Newport News Shipbuilding

For adults:


Foss, William O. The United States Navy in Hampton Roads. Norfolk, Va.: The Donning Company, 1984.

Jester, Annie Lash. Newport News, Virginia, 1607 - 1960. Newport News, Va.: The City of Newport News, 1961.

Quarstein, John V. Images of America: World War I on the Virginia Peninsula. Charleston, S.C.: Arcadia Publishing, 1998.

Rouse, Parke Jr. Along Virginia's Golden Shore: Glimpses of Tidewater Life. Richmond, Va.: Dietz Press, 1994.

Rouse, Parke Jr. The James: Where a Nation Began. Richmond, Va.: Dietz Press, 1990.

Tazewell, William L. Newport News Shipbuilding The First Century. Newport News, Va.: The Mariners' Museum, 1986.

Weinert, Richard P. Jr. and Colonel Robert Arthur. Defender of the Chesapeake: The Story of Fort Monroe. Shippensburg, Pa.: White Mane Publishing Company, Inc., 1989.

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