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.)
A lot of amazing people in Dorchester County work hard to preserve and promote their local history and culture. Here's your chance to nominate them for some well-deserved recognition - the 2019 Heart of Chesapeake Country Heritage Area Awards. (Click the headline above for more info.)
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.)
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.)
To celebrate Dorchester County’s 350th anniversary, a new cell phone app has been released, featuring a suite of walking and driving guides that showcase the unique history and heritage of the county. (Click the headline to read more.)
The Mini-Grant Round for FY2020 is now closed. Details about the FY2021 Grant Round are below, but check back in June for an updated [...]
The family-run Simmons Center Market in Cambridge is one of the oldest, continuously-running grocery stores on the Eastern Shore. It is as much a heritage pillar as it is a promoter of Dorchester County’s heritage. Click the headline to read more.
Are you passionate about Dorchester County? The Heart of Chesapeake Country Heritage Area is seeking nominations for one at-large seat on the Heritage Area’s Management Board. The term is for three years, and will begin in January 2019. (Click the headline above to read more.)
Captain Dave Schauber's deep-rooted affinity for the landscape, waterscape and heritage of Dorchester County has driven his business for the past 27 years, and that is why Sawyer Charters is our October Heritage Business Spotlight! Click the headline above to read more.
Two Civil War Trails signs in Dorchester County received major updates, with the marker at the Wallace Building in downtown Cambridge featuring a significant revision that includes newly discovered historical content. Click the headline to read more.