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First Friday

June 02, 2023 5pm - 7pm

Join us at the Bordley for First Friday! The museum and gift shop will be open for extended hours.

Our new site is still under construction. Stay tuned!

Contact Us

Historical Society Hours:

Museum & Gift Shop

Thursdays: 11am – 2pm

Fridays: 11am – 2pm

Saturdays: 10am – 1pm


Administrative Office

Monday – Friday, 9 am – 5 pm.


Research Library

By appointment only; librarian available for email or phone consultation on Thursdays and Fridays, 10 am -2 pm

** Please note that the Historical Society follows the inclement weather policy of Kent County Public Schools. Send us a message via the form below or reach us at the following: Bordley History Center 301 High Street, P.O. Box 665 Chestertown, Maryland 21620 Phone: 410-778-3499 Email: