Heart of Chesapeake Country Heritage Area

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

Mini-Grant Applications Open

2020-06-26T11:38:49-04:00

The Heart of Chesapeake Country Heritage Area (HCCHA) is accepting Mini-Grant applications for projects that enrich heritage resources or events in the Heritage Area. These small, matching grants of up to $5,000 are available to local municipalities and non-profit organizations with​in the HCCHA. (Click the headline to read more.)

Mini-Grant Applications Open 2020-06-26T11:38:49-04:00

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 Partners Receive Mini-Grants

2020-01-27T16:04:10-05:00

The Heart of Chesapeake Country Heritage Area has awarded mini-grants totaling nearly $7,500 to four organizations to assist with projects that enrich heritage resources and events in Dorchester County. This second round of HCCHA mini-grants brings the total to $25,000 awarded to non-profit organizations and municipalities this fiscal year. (Click on the headline to read more.)

Heritage Partners Receive Mini-Grants 2020-01-27T16:04:10-05:00

Heritage Board announces new appointees

2020-01-06T16:05:12-05:00

The Heart of Chesapeake Country Heritage Area Management Board has announced appointments to two at-large seats on the Board. Midge Ingersoll was reappointed to a second term, and Sandra Snowden was appointed to her first term. Additionally, the town of Vienna has appointed Tom Bradshaw as its representative. (Click on the headline to read more.)

Heritage Board announces new appointees 2020-01-06T16:05:12-05:00

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