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.)
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.)
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.)
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.)
AAA World magazine includes a glowing four-page story about Cambridge, MD, in its May/June 2018 issue. The story traces Cambridge's history, talks about the new energy from entrepreneurs, and suggests an itinerary for a two-day visit. (To read more, click headline above.)
There’s a great line-up of free movie nights and concerts planned for the 2018 season at the Amphitheater at Sailwinds Park (right next to the Dorchester Visitor Center in Cambridge). All events are outside (weather permitting) and all are free of charge! Click headline above for more.