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  • Skipjack Nathan of Dorchester on the Choptank River on Maryland's Eastern Shore

Heritage programs receive $413,500

Eleven Heart of Chesapeake Country Heritage Area (HCCHA) projects and programs have received more than $400,000 in matching grants from the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority. These grants are among 114 totaling nearly $5 million that were awarded to Maryland non-profits, local jurisdictions, and other heritage tourism organizations. (Click the headline above for more.)

  • Bay Country Shop Inside

Heritage Business—Bay Country Shop

We continue our monthly Heritage Business Spotlight with Bay Country Shop! This boutique began as a hunting and fishing store at the edge of the Choptank River bridge. Today, with an elegant and eclectic array of merchandise, it might seem like quite a transformation. But the shop has always been grounded in its roots. (Click the headline above for more.)

Heritage Business—Blackwater Adventures

This month, we introduce our new Heritage Business Spotlight, which will recognized a Dorchester County business with deep ties to the Heart of Chesapeake Country Heritage Area. Our first designee is Blackwater Adventures, which embraces a family love for the Chesapeake that goes back to the 1600s. (Click headline above for more.)

Dogs of Dorchester Photo Contest

We're bringing back the DOGS of DORCHESTER Photo Contest! We had such fun with this the past two years that we're doing it again. So start snapping photos of your dogs enjoying the natural beauty of Dorchester County! (Click headline above for more.)

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