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Book Club @ Heron Point

June 19, 2019 2:30 PM

Patrick Nugent, CV Starr Center deputy director, moderates a discussion of Philbrick’s Valiant Ambition (Benedict Arnold is the subject of the book)


History Happy Hour

August 02, 2019 5pm-6pm

Bill Leary, Legacy Day speaker, the history of African American churches in Kent County.


Historic House Tour

October 05, 2019 1 pm- 5 pm

Come spend the day in historic Chestertown! The doors to a selection of National Landmark Historic District homes will be open to you for the 48th Annual Historic House Tour. The houses are open Saturday, October 6th from 1pm to 5pm. Tickets are $25 in advance, and also available the day of for $35. All tickets are available beginning at 11am at the Bordley History Center, located across from Fountain Park at 301 High Street. Reservations for the tour are recommended. Please reserve by phone at 410.778.3499 or by clicking the event tab on our web page.


Ghost Walks of Chestertown

October 05-27, 2019

Every Saturday in October tours will begin at 6:30 and run every half hour until 8:30. These times are subject to change according to demand and reservations. To learn more about our Ghost Walks please visit the event page found on our website.


Wassail Party

December 06, 2019 5pm

Join us for our annual Wassail Party.

Our new site is still under construction. Stay tuned!

Historic House Party


Hear Ye! Hear Ye!
It is 1774. The talk at the White Swan Tavern is all about the dreaded tea tax forced upon us by King George III. Do we submit to this tax or call out those who do?
Find out on Sunday, March 24, when W. Wright, clerk of our local Sons of Liberty, will share with us the latest resolutions passed by his committee.
Be the first to hear the Chestertown Resolves! Meet W. Wright in person! Sign the Resolves!
An afternoon cocktail event hosted by the Historical Society of Kent County.
Sunday, March 24, 3-5 p.m.
$50 per person.
Reserve by calling the Society’s office at
410 778 3499
By email admin@kentcountyhistory.org
Current members may bring a prospective member as a guest.


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