Grants Awarded - The Tangier Oral History Project
Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network

The Tangier Oral History Project

block Tangier History Museum and Interpretive Cultural Center

Will help tell the fascinating stories of the culture and lifeways of Tangier Island. The project will focus on the critical, time-sentive work of capturing oral histories before the Island's culture itself disappears. the Oral History project will capture unique Tangier stories and make them available for historians, visitors, tourists and residents. An exhibit will be created within the Tangier History Museum for the interviews to be seen/viewed along with accompanying displays, diagrams and maps to help visitors understand and appreciate the wonder of Tangier.

Amount Funded: $22,500.00

Start Date: 08/01/2008

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