National Geographic : 1938 Jul
Photograph byFairchild Aerial Surveys "MAIN STREET" IS JUST A FOOTPATH ON TANGIER ISLAND IN CHESAPEAKE BAY There are no cars. Fishing boats and crab pounds fill the harbor. Beyond is Tangier Sound. At lower left, an estuarywith lateral ditches isused toferry supplies tothe homes. The islanders long enforced a "porch ordinance" which prohibits loitering in public places during church services.