[Posted on May 20, 2015 | 389 views]
Cyclists Richard Corbin of Raleigh, N.C., Doug Burnett of Washington, D.C., Pat Roberts of Raleigh, N.C., Leah and Glenn Wavrunek of Washington, D.C., and Gary Duff, also of Washington, from left, ride their bikes down to the Bayside rest stop in Bavon. Photo by Charlie Koenig
Bill Higdon, at left, and Art Miller, right, of the Mathews Rotary Club chat with cyclists M.J. Freeman, second from left, and June Brown, both from Williamsburg. The club served as hosts at the Bayside rest stop. Photo by Charlie Koenig
Washington, D.C. resident Gary Duff (holding map) looks over the Tour de Chesapeake routes with Pat Roberts and Richard Corbin of Raleigh, N.C., from left. Photo by Charlie Koenig
Liz Settle of Richmond, who also has a home at Bavon Beach, chats with Dr. David Justis, a Gloucester physician who was also volunteering with the tour’s SAG support. Settle said her cottage was full of friends from all over the East Coast enjoying the cycling event. The two were at Thomas Hunter Middle School, the tour headquarters. Photo by Charlie Koenig
Tour de Chesapeake bicyclists make their way down Williams Wharf Road by Christ Episcopal Church on their way to Williams Wharf Landing. Photo by Charlie Koenig
The Chesapeake Bay deadrise “Helen Elizabeth” shuttled riders back and forth across the East River from Williams Wharf to Mobjack. The water taxi was a popular attraction this year. Photo by Charlie Koenig
Jeff Flading of Centreville takes a look at his Tour de Chesapeake map as he stands along the waterfront at Williams Wharf Landing. Flading said he has come back to the Mathews event several times because he likes the flat terrain for riding. Photo by Charlie Koenig
Cyclists secure their bikes along the waterfront at Williams Wharf Landing before heading over for box lunches prepared by Merroir. Photo by Charlie Koenig
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Godspeed open to public this weekend

Photo: Dick Turner, kneeling, and Doug Lindeman, standing, talk to students about some of the diversions enjoyed by sailors aboard the Godspeed in 1607, including playing cards. Photos by Charlie Koenig
The public is invited to Williams Wharf tomorrow and Sunday to tour the Godspeed.

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Putt announces for HOD; Budget approved

Board also hears plans for Vintage Automotive Festival and Tour de Chesapeake

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Area residents encouraged to Shop Local on Saturday

Businesses in two counties partnering for event

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Mathews homes featured on this year’s Garden Week tour

Saturday tour is sponsored by the Garden Club of Gloucester

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