The Visit Dorchester Audio Guide is getting a lot of accolades this week! On Nov. 7, it was honored at the Maryland Travel & Tourism Summit (MTTS), where it won the Best Product/Event Award. Just a few days earlier, it was mentioned in an article about the Chesapeake Mural Trail that was on the cover of the Life & Travel section of the Baltimore Sun. Click on the headline to read more.
Heritage Partner Spotlight: Spocott Windmill and Village, a reconstruction of a 19th Century community, makes Dorchester County history readily accessible to the public at no charge while serving as a hub for active historical research that is underway at the site. (Click the headline to read more.)
The Heart of Chesapeake Country Heritage Area is seeking nominations for two at-large seats on the Heritage Area’s Management Board. Both terms are for three years and will begin in January 2020. If you have a passion for preserving Dorchester County’s heritage, please consider this opportunity. (Click headline to read more.)
The organizers of an event to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the Trans-Atlantic slave trade, a historic preservation non-profit, a community organization dedicated to Harriet Tubman, and a renowned muralist were honored for their roles in helping to preserve and promote Dorchester County’s local culture. (Click headline to read more.)