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Heritage Business – Suicide Bridge

We continue our monthly Heritage Business Spotlight with Suicide Bridge Restaurant! The restaurant - which started as a shack about 60 years ago - is now a thriving business known for its seafood, with seating for 400, riverboats and events like boat docking competitions. (Click the headline above for more.)

  • Bayly Cabin

Bayly News: Looking for Descendants

Historians are requesting assistance from the public for an essential element of their research - finding descendants of the families and enslaved peoples who lived on the Bayly property in Cambridge over the past 250 years. (Click the headline to read more.)

Saving history at Handsell

Fifteen years ago, Handsell Historic Site was nothing more than a forgotten property with a brick house. Today, however, the "old brick house at Chicone" -- more than 230 years old -- is being carefully restored... (To read more, click on headline.)

  • 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.)

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