Mystery (log canoe)

Mystery (log canoe)
MYSTERY (log canoe)
Mystery (log canoe) is located in Maryland
Nearest city: Kingstown, Maryland
Coordinates: 39°12′29″N 76°2′16″W / 39.20806°N 76.03778°W / 39.20806; -76.03778Coordinates: 39°12′29″N 76°2′16″W / 39.20806°N 76.03778°W / 39.20806; -76.03778
Built: 1932
Architect: Sinclair, Harry
Architectural style: Tilghman
Governing body: Private
MPS: Chesapeake Bay Sailing Log Canoe Fleet TR
NRHP Reference#:


Added to NRHP: September 18, 1985

The Mystery is a Chesapeake Bay log canoe, built in 1932, by Harry Sinclair in Oxford, Maryland. She measures 34'-7" long, has a beam of 8'-8 1/2" and has a centerboard. She is noted for her very tall masts, is privately owned, and races under No. 8. The . She one of the last 22 surviving traditional Chesapeake Bay racing log canoes that carry on a tradition of racing on the Eastern Shore of Maryland that has existed since the 1840s. She is located at Kingstown, Queen Anne's County, Maryland.[2][3]

She was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.[1]


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