The transformation of Tilghman-On-Chesapeake and the TOC Yacht Club & Marina (Avalon Island) emerged from abandoned structures and eroding shorelines once known as the Tilghman Packing Company.  Click Here for a short history.

A comprehensive article of the history of Avalon Island Titled “Tilghman Packing Company and the Transformation of Landscape on Avalon Island” has been made available compliments of Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum.  Click Here to read.
Also, be patient the file is large and takes awhile to populate but worth the wait.