Heritage Partner Spotlight

Each month, we spotlight one of our Heart of Chesapeake Country Heritage Area partners and how they have supported heritage tourism in Dorchester County with a project funded by either a MHAA grant and/or a local Heritage Area mini-grant.

Partner Spotlight: Center for the Arts

2020-07-01T17:46:50-04:00

The Dorchester Center for the Arts is an organization that epitomizes one of the themes that define our Heritage Area. DCA is dedicated to enriching Maryland’s Eastern Shore community with high quality arts programming and is a stalwart heritage partner committed to increasing access to the arts for all members of our community. (Click the headline to read more.)

Partner Spotlight: Center for the Arts 2020-07-01T17:46:50-04:00

Partner Spotlight: Historical Society

2020-06-02T10:41:56-04:00

The Dorchester Historical Society is perhaps best known for its campus with the Meredith House and the Heritage Museums and Gardens of Dorchester. But its mission goes much deeper as the organization and its volunteers preserve, research, educate and celebrate the history and traditions of Dorchester County. (Click the headline to read more.)

Partner Spotlight: Historical Society 2020-06-02T10:41:56-04:00

Partner Spotlight: Town of Vienna

2020-05-01T17:11:41-04:00

Heritage Partner Spotlight: The quaint town of Vienna is a historic crossroads village on the Nanticoke River, dating from early colonial times. Steeped in tradition and history, Vienna has managed to preserve much of its charm and quiet lifestyle for more three centuries while finding ways to share and celebrate its rich heritage. (Click the headline to read more.)

Partner Spotlight: Town of Vienna 2020-05-01T17:11:41-04:00

Partner Spotlight: WHCP Community Radio

2020-04-09T08:28:38-04:00

Heritage Partner Spotlight: WHCP encourages a spirit of active community participation; preserves and presents the cultural past; showcases the work of contemporary artists; documents, records and preserves the oral histories of the community; and remains committed to radio programming with a human perspective. (Click headline to read more.)

Partner Spotlight: WHCP Community Radio 2020-04-09T08:28:38-04:00

Partner Spotlight: ESHC Auxiliary

2020-03-18T11:34:39-04:00

Heritage Partner Spotlight: The Eastern Shore Hospital Center Auxiliary has been working to preserve a historic cemetery at the hospital's original site in Cambridge and bring dignity, respect, recognition and peace to the long-forgotten patients who were buried there without name or ritual. (Click on the headline to read more.)

Partner Spotlight: ESHC Auxiliary 2020-03-18T11:34:39-04:00

Partner Spotlight: Nat’l. Outdoor Foundation

2020-04-02T09:25:54-04:00

Heritage Partner Spotlight: With its focus on traditional outdoor skills and heritage, the National Outdoor Foundation is celebrating its 75th show this year, but its foundation goes back even further – to the 1930s, when muskrat was considered “the farmers greatest winter crop.” (Click the headline to read more.)

Partner Spotlight: Nat’l. Outdoor Foundation 2020-04-02T09:25:54-04:00

Heritage Partner Spotlight: Lighthouse

2020-01-14T10:21:36-05:00

This month’s spotlight shines on the Cambridge Lighthouse Foundation. Their story goes back many decades, but it is one that the organization is dedicated to seeing continue well into the future. In keeping with their commitment to historic preservation, the HCCHA also has been committed to supporting their efforts. (Click on the headline to read more.)

Heritage Partner Spotlight: Lighthouse 2020-01-14T10:21:36-05:00

Heritage Partner Spotlight: ESNC

2019-12-03T16:18:13-05:00

This month’s Heritage Partner Spotlight shines on the Eastern Shore Network for Change, which endeavors to raise awareness of issues in Dorchester County and creatively work with the community to inform, educate and foster change that leads to social and economic empowerment. (Click on the headline to read more.)

Heritage Partner Spotlight: ESNC 2019-12-03T16:18:13-05:00

Partner Spotlight: Spocott Windmill

2019-11-01T07:29:00-04:00

Heritage Partner Spotlight: Spocott Windmill and Village, a reconstruction of a 19th Century community, makes Dorchester County history readily accessible to the public at no charge while serving as a hub for active historical research that is underway at the site. (Click the headline to read more.)

Partner Spotlight: Spocott Windmill 2019-11-01T07:29:00-04:00