Tilghman Island Rich History Tilghman Island is nestled in the heart of Talbot County, Maryland. Formerly referred to as the “Great Choptank Island,” the island is only 3 miles long (4.83 kms) and a 1 mile (1.60 kms) wide. According to historians, the first English settlers arrived over 360 years ago in 1656. During the...Continue Reading
Watch Hill Marina Dredging Completed Fire Island National Seashore’s Watch Hill marina is now open following successful completion of the maintenance dredging program. “The dredging completed in the Watch Hill channel will provide safe passage for ferries, emergency services, and private boaters for many summers to come” said Fire Island National Seashore Facility Manager James Dunphy....Continue Reading
H&L Contracting resumed dredging operations at Watch Hill on Fire Island this week, according to the National Park Service. The dredge being used for this project is an Ellicott 1170 Dragon® dredge. The project, aimed at maintaining safe, public access to marina and docking facilities impacted by Hurricane Sandy, was stalled in early January due to...Continue Reading
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