Historic Landmark Recovered from Murderkill River Awaits Repairs

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BOWERS BEACH, De — A Historic Landmark was Raised from the Bottom of the Murderkill River today.  This comes following last week’s arctic blast.  A 129-year-old fishing vessel, the Maggie S. Meyers took on some water and bottomed out on the banks of the river.
Maggie is the oldest surviving oyster schooner in the world, launching back in 1893, is a registered national landmark, and is what some from the small town of Bowers Beach call their mascot
it took on some major damage as a result of the storm and repairs are now underway.
Crews worked to raise it from the water, and now the town has posted a gofundme to help with the more than 100 thousand dollars needed for repairs. If you like to donate to the gofundme the link attached: https://www.gofundme.com/f/maggie-s-myers-needs-your-help-to-survive?utm_campaign=p_cp+share-sheet&utm_content=undefined&utm_medium=copy_link_all&utm_source=customer&utm_term=undefined

 

 

 

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