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Walking Tours Recurring

One of the best ways to explore almost four centuries of Kent County and Chestertown history is by taking to foot and walking in the footsteps of those who made it. Start Walking Tours at the Bordley History Center at 301 High Street. Spring Walking Tour Spring has sprung!  The tour focuses on Chestertown life prior and during the Revolutionary War. Kent County was heavily involved in the war by sending support to Washington’s army and Chestertown was home to several naval heroes. The la ...

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2019 First FridaysRecurring

August 2, Bill Leary, The African American Churches of Kent County In honor of Legacy Day 2019, Sumner Hall and the Historical Society of Kent County were proud to present the history of these 24 churches as researched and told by historian Bill Leary. We heard amazing and little known stories of the 24 African American churches founded in Kent County before and after the Civil War. Fifteen of these pioneering congregations still hold services today. Not to worry – you didn’t miss it ...

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