The Historical Society of Kent County will be showing a film inside of the Bordley Building on an hourly rotation that provides a general overview of the colonial era in Kent County. This year we will be partnering with the Small Museums of Kent County to provide a colonial photo opportunity, and we will be reading the Chestertown Resolves from the main stage prior to the reenactment. As always we will be selling craft beer as a fundraiser! We hope to see you at one of our Tea Party events!
Historic House Party
June 02, 2019 3pm-5pm
Join us for our favorite fundraiser! Soak in the history of this historic home while partaking of delicious hors d'oeuvres & drinks.
History Happy Hour
June 07, 2019 5pm-6pm
Mike Dixon will present on the Mason-Dixon Line.
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.