Heritage Gem Spotlight

Heritage Gem Spotlight 2019-01-03T15:11:48-05:00

The Heritage Gem Spotlight recognizes and promotes nonprofit sites or assets with deep ties to the Heart of Chesapeake Country Heritage Area (HCCHA). Heritage Gems include well-recognized historic sites and resources, as well as lesser-known or unsung heritage assets.

Before filling out the application, please download and read the Heritage Gems Spotlight Guidelines. Then fill out the application below. Click here for the Heritage Gems Spotlight Guidelines. (If you would like to submit a nomination for the Heritage Business Spotlight, click here.)


  • Please give your name and your relationship to the heritage site or asset (owner, manager, director, trustee, etc.)
  • Please provide an overview of the history of the Heritage Site or Asset. When was it established, founded or discovered? What are some key dates and events?
  • (such as how it got its name, a piece of lore (documented or undocumented) that has been passed down through the years, an award or recognition, an unusual or significant impact on Dorchester County history)
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