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Programs and Events
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 ...
2020 First Fridays Recurring
Please stay tuned for our 2020 First Friday schedule. Due to Covid19 our April & May “History Happy Hours” have been postponed.
Please visit our Facebook page for live, once we are allowed to reopen, and archived footage of our speakers.
You do not need a Facebook page to access these videos.
2019 First Fridays- Past speaker information & videos Recurring
If you are interested in viewing past speakers presentations please visit our Facebook page at:
You do not need a Facebook page to view these videos, follow the link, and click on the video portion of our page to see a current list of archived videos.
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 chur ...