The Heart of Chesapeake Country Heritage Area Board of Directors will present their Annual Year in Review during a public meeting at 9 a.m. on Dec. 15 at the Dorchester County Tourism Office. (Click the headline to read more.)
A Christmas tree made from re-purposed crab baskets and buoys? Oh yes! A busy corner in downtown Cambridge is home to a 20-foot high tree made from nearly 200 bushel baskets that have been used to harvest Maryland blue crabs — and will be put back to work when crab season starts again in April. (Click headline to read more)
The Heart of Chesapeake Country Heritage Area is seeking nominations for their Management Board. The Heritage Board’s mission is to protect, preserve and promote Dorchester County’s history, natural resources and culture and to encourage economic development through heritage tourism. Nominations are due Nov. 30. (Click the headline to read more.)
Governor Larry Hogan proclaimed September 2022 as the fourth annual International Underground Railroad Month in Maryland. The month acknowledges the significance of the Underground Railroad, and all those involved, for its contribution to the eradication of slavery. Maryland also continues to honor 2022 as the “Year of Harriet Tubman” to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Tubman’s birth. Special events are planned in Dorchester County, Maryland, where Tubman was born....
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 [...]
Governor Larry Hogan officially proclaimed 2022 as “The Year of Harriet Tubman” in Maryland as the state celebrated the 200th anniversary of the birth of the nation’s most renowned freedom fighter on March 12.