If you live or play on the Chesapeake Bay, you know how important water is to the environment, the seafood industry, recreation, and well-being. Dive deep and gain new insights at “Water/Ways,” a traveling Smithsonian exhibit coming to Cambridge Oct. 19-Nov. 30. But this is much more than an exhibit.... (click on headline for more)
Heritage Partner Spotlight: The Friends of Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge strive to preserve Dorchester County heritage by working for the protection, preservation and enhancement of our public lands. (Click the headline to read more.)
Six individuals and heritage partners will be honored during the annual Heritage Area Awards Reception on Oct. 24 for their roles in helping to preserve and promote Dorchester County’s local culture. The program also will include displays from heritage partners who received mini-grants to develop heritage-related projects or events.
Student winners of the Dorchester 350th Anniversary Art and Essay Contest received their awards during the celebration program on Sept. 22 at the Dorchester County Courthouse. (Click the headline to read more and see pictures of the winning artwork.)
Heritage Partner Spotlight: The Richardson Maritime Museum is moving forward with the development of a new maritime campus as it carries out its mission to preserve and promote the maritime heritage of Dorchester County and the Chesapeake Bay area of Maryland. (Click the headline to read more.)
Dorchester County will celebrate its 350th Anniversary on Sept. 22 during the annual Dorchester Arts Showcase with reenactments spotlighting Dorchester heritage, historical displays, art and essay contest awards and the opening of a 50-year-old time capsule. The activities and programming will be centered in a “heritage village” on and around the lawn at the Dorchester County Courthouse. (Click on headline for more.)