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Ellen Plummer

Ellen K. Plummer and her husband, Norman, now live at Heron Point after 40 years on the Wye River and in Washington, D. C. A Cornell University graduate, she worked at the U.S. Information Agency, including 14 years as the Picture Editor of America Illustrated, the Russian language monthly published for the U.S.S.R. She is a long–time sailor (both racing and cruising) and, since her retirement in 1988, has volunteered at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, researching images for exhibits and publications, and cataloging thousands of photographs.