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It’s Travel & Tourism Week!

During Maryland Travel & Tourism Week (May 1-7, 2022), Dorchester County salutes its tourism partners – hotels, bed and breakfasts, restaurants, markets, shops, outfitters, and more! Governor Larry [...]

Submit your nominations for Rising Up Awards

The Heart of Chesapeake Country Heritage Area and the Dorchester Business Resource Group are accepting nominations for their Rising Up Awards, which celebrate the organizations and individuals who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to preserving and promoting our heritage. (Click the headline to read more.)

Dorchester Tourism Director Amanda Fenstermaker to step down

We are wishing all the best to Amanda Fenstermaker, who is stepping down from her position as director of Dorchester County Tourism. Amanda will remain connected to Dorchester County as she is going to work contractually with the Heart of Chesapeake Country Heritage Area – a program of the Dorchester County Tourism Department.

Heritage Spotlight: Nanticoke Historic Preservation Alliance

The Nanticoke Historic Preservation Alliance are proud stewards of one of Dorchester County’s most interesting and intriguing historic structures, an old ivy-covered brick building located in the middle of what is known as “the Indiantown.” (Click on the headline to read more.)

Chesapeake Scenic Byway named All-American Road

The Chesapeake Country Scenic Byway (CCSB), which runs through Dorchester County, is among 15 new All-American Roads announced by the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration. Two of the 16 sites highlighted on the 400-mile Byway are in Dorchester County – Long Wharf in Cambridge and the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge. (Click on the headline to read more.)

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