Category Archives: History

Historical Society Seeks Descendants of “Washington’s Immortals”

The Historical Society of Kent County is collaborating with Maryland chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) to gather information about the Maryland 400. Continue reading

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History Happy Hour Labor Lecture Series Against All Odds: African American Businesses in Chestertown before the Civil War

On April 7, 2017 Dr. Maddox will present her research regarding African American businesses in Chestertown. Continue reading

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Learn about Sumner Hall with the CBG

Our speakers will be Bob Ingersoll, President of the Board of Directors of Sumner Hall and Nina Johnson, Executive Director of Sumner Hall.
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Revolutionary America Through German Eyes

For the 30,000-some German soldiers who fought for the British during the American Revolution, the colonists and their country were a complete unknown. Friederike Baer, an associate professor of history at Pennsylvania State University, will discuss their unique view of the fledgling country on March 29, 2017 in “Hurray to America!: The German Auxiliary Troops in the War for American Independence.” Continue reading

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Four Chaplains Memorial Service at American Legion Post 36

On a day when the weather was very much like it was on that night in 1943, the Frank M Jarman American Legion Post 36 held a service honoring the Four Chaplains. Continue reading

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Y2017-FY2018 Historic Preservation Loan Applications Accepted

The Maryland Historical Trust (MHT), a division of the Maryland Department of Planning (Planning), is accepting applications for Fiscal Year 2017 and 2018 capital loans under the MHT Historic Preservation Loan Program. Continue reading

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