Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Mid Atlantic Icons

The Mid Atlantic is represented by a number of cultural icons. Many of the region's icons are influenced by marine culture, including fishing, boating, seafood, and other subjects. Included below are just a small sample of the many icons that are popular in the Mid Atlantic region.

The Atlantic blue crab is an icon of the Chesapeake Bay and its surrounding states. This delicious crab is harvested by local watermen and shipped around the world.

Outer Banks Jolly Roger shirt
The Outer Banks of North Carolina is said to have been a stronghold for pirates. Numerous local legends, ghost stories, and pirate books have made the "jolly roger" logo an icon of the region.

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