The Guinea Heritage Association will hold a screening of “The Wit and Wisdom of Oscar Setterholm” at 6 p.m. Friday at C.B. Rowe & Son General Store Museum.
The 30-minute screening includes a detailed interview of Oscar Vernon Setterholm from 1993, which reveals important life lessons and his unique perspective on life itself. Oscar, now deceased, was a Gloucester native and a commercial fisherman who worked the waters of the York River, James River and Mobjack Bay for 36 years.
He was a strong and respected voice for the watermen of Virginia and served as President of the Working Watermen of Virginia. He also was a founder in the establishment of the Waterman’s Museum in Yorktown. As a member of the Virginia Marine Products board, he was always advocating to preserve the natural resources of the bay.
Also, as part of the program, Jason Smith, a model boatbuilder, will speak about his model boatbuilding experiences. He will have one of his models, a workboat, on display. R...
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