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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.
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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.
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Historic House Tour10/05/2019
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Saturday October 5, 2019, 1pm to 5pm
Come spend the day in beautiful, historic Chestertown! The doors to a selection of National Landmark Historic District homes will be open to you for the 49th Annual Historic House Tour. This year’s tour focuses on sites lived in or associated with forgotten Revolutionary War heroes and brings their untold stories to life. The tour will examine the history of Chestertown and its connection to the C ...