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Heritage Partners Receive Mini-Grants

The Heart of Chesapeake Country Heritage Area has awarded mini-grants totaling nearly $7,500 to four organizations to assist with projects that enrich heritage resources and events in Dorchester County. This second round of HCCHA mini-grants brings the total to $25,000 awarded to non-profit organizations and municipalities this fiscal year. (Click on the headline to read more.)

  • Dorchester County Visitor Guide Sales Sheet

Ads available in Dorchester Visitor Guide

For the first time, Dorchester County Tourism is partnering with Chesapeake Bay magazine to produce the county visitor guide for 2020. This 52-page magazine-style visitor guide will include stories and photos about Dorchester's waterways, fishing and paddling opportunities, dining, Underground Railroad and Harriet Tubman history, and more. (Click on the headline to read more.)

Heritage Board announces new appointees

The Heart of Chesapeake Country Heritage Area Management Board has announced appointments to two at-large seats on the Board. Midge Ingersoll was reappointed to a second term, and Sandra Snowden was appointed to her first term. Additionally, the town of Vienna has appointed Tom Bradshaw as its representative. (Click on the headline to read more.)

  • Choptank River Lighthouse in Cambridge, MD - Photo by Jill Jasuta

Heritage Partner Spotlight: Lighthouse

This month’s spotlight shines on the Cambridge Lighthouse Foundation. Their story goes back many decades, but it is one that the organization is dedicated to seeing continue well into the future. In keeping with their commitment to historic preservation, the HCCHA also has been committed to supporting their efforts. (Click on the headline to read more.)

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