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: Nat’l. Outdoor Foundation

2020-02-12T08:59:49-05:00

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 2020-02-12T08:59:49-05:00

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

Partner Spotlight: Richardson Museum

2019-10-02T10:10:52-04:00

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.)

Partner Spotlight: Richardson Museum 2019-10-02T10:10:52-04:00

Partner Spotlight: ENM Heritage Committee

2019-08-05T11:09:18-04:00

The East New Market Heritage Committee has long been telling its community’s stories – the stories of the blacksmiths, wheelwrights, businessmen, musicians and countless others who lived and worked in East New Market and whose legacy helped shape the town. (Click the headline to read more.)

Partner Spotlight: ENM Heritage Committee 2019-08-05T11:09:18-04:00

Partner Spotlight: Skipjack Nathan

2019-07-03T08:47:10-04:00

Heritage Partner Spotlight: For 25 years, the Skipjack Nathan of Dorchester has preserved and promoted Dorchester County’s unique historic and natural resources, highlighting the heritage of wooden shipbuilding and dredging for oysters under sail and allowing its passengers to get to know the traditional life of the waterman. (Click the headline to read more.)

Partner Spotlight: Skipjack Nathan 2019-07-03T08:47:10-04:00