Dorchester is one of the oldest colonial counties in Maryland, with roots that date back to 1600s.
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In the middle of these two regions is Cambridge, the county seat and largest municipality in Dorchester. A booming seafood-packing town in the early 19th century, Cambridge sits on the majestic Choptank River. The most urbanized area in the county, Cambridge remains the industrial, retailing, governmental, and one of the social hubs of the county.
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We also celebrate our harvests with events throughout the year, such as the Seafood Feast-I-Val, Crawfish and Muskrat Festival, Taste of Cambridge Crab Cook-Off and Festival, Strawberry, Peach, and Apple Festivals; and various oyster festivals. Check the calendar to see what’s coming up.