Steamboat Era Museum to host author and unveil 2017 exhibit

The Steamboat Era Museum will welcome Dr. Julie Sullivan, author of Against the Tide: The Turbulent Times of a Black Entrepreneur, for the opening of the new 2017 exhibition.

Pictured: The Dr. W. J. Newbill was the largest of Capt. Hansford C. Bayton’s boats. It was built in Urbanna in 1905 at the cost of $22,000. ($596,000 today). Photo courtesy of the Steamboat Era Museum

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