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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.

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Chronological History of Chestertown, Maryland 1900-1993


Chronological History of Chestertown, Maryland 1900-1993.  Presented year by year, this book includes abstracts from the minutes of the Chestertown Mayor and Council meetings and local newspapers and makes for a fast and fun read about the life and times in Chestertown during this period.   It also includes hundreds of photographs of local sites and people, together with a voluminous index of events and people.  All in all, the book is a great resource for who was doing what and what was happening in Chestertown.  Edited by local resident and business owner Patricia Joan O. Horsey and Carrie E. Schreiber and compiled by the Chestertown Heritage Association History Committee.  $15.00, plus $5.00 bookrate shipping.