The Green Heron

The boat, Green Heron, that Gilbert Klingel built allowed him to continue his passion for observing the far ends of creeks and rivers, where wildlife and plant life were undisturbed. She draws only a foot of water and remains upright on the shore. She is a scow design which is flat-bottomed and her sail was Lateen, which is …

Heritage Day 2023

The Mathews Maritime Heritage Festival is back this year and will take place both at the Museum at 482 Main Street AND at the Gwynn’s Island Boat Shop on Old Ferry Rd. There will be music, food, activities and exhibits, storytelling, boats, and lots of rich maritime history. When: Saturday, 9/30/23Time: 10AM-4PMWhere: Mathews Maritime Museum …

May 20, 2021 – Gazette-Journal

This week’s Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal remembers Gilbert Klingel in an article titled, “This year marks 70th anniversary of Klingel’s ‘The Bay’”. Follow this link to read the article on the Gazette’s website

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