Sep 19, 2008

Century of shipbuilding

(Baltimore Sun) - 222 Severn Ave. has been the site of shipbuilding for the greater part of the 20th century. Military sea craft in both world wars came from the boatyard before it became the premier purveyor of luxury yachts.An exhibit, which opens Tuesday, traces the history of the boatyard complex in Eastport as well as the property owner's efforts to preserve much of the yard's historic layout. The exhibit caps a recently completed two-year renovation of the property's main building, known as the "big shed." Continued