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ExhibitsRecurring

The Bordley History Center regularly presents exhibits on local history in its High Street gallery window and its museum. Our current window exhibits feature a charming Victorian-inspired scene done by the Garden Club and vintage Christmas advertisements and decorations. Inside, you will find an in-depth exploration of the mills of Kent County. Past Exhibits: Three Farms, Three Families, Three Histories Brochure Farmers, Inventions, Crops, Shipping – Early Farming on the Eastern Shore Bro ...

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Special EventsRecurring

More information will be posted here as the Historical Society announces new events. ...

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Walking Tours Recurring

Pick up a brochure at the Bordley History Center, either inside or from the outdoor rack on High Street.  Follow the directions.  The Architectural Walking Tour is now also available online here at the Home tab. From time to time, we are able to assist with guided walking tours if advance arrangements are made.  Please contact director@kentcountyhistory.org to request a guided tour.  Tours can generally be organized for groups of 5 to 15 people, at a charge of $20 per person. ...

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First Fridays Recurring

Long a tradition in Chestertown, the Bordley History Center is usually open from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on the First Friday of the month from February to December. Come join us for evenings of shopping and conversation! The Society’s First Friday lecture series has been suspended since early 2020 due to Covid. If you are interested in viewing past speakers’ presentations, please visit our Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/KentCountyHistorical/.  You do not need a Facebook pag ...

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