Category Archives: History

Celebrating the 27th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act at the Library

In celebration of the 27th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Maryland Department of Disabilities (MDOD) has been hosting a traveling disAbility History Tour throughout Maryland. The tour wraps up with a final exhibit at Kent County Public Library’s Chestertown Branch August 22-26, 2017. Continue reading

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Starr Center’s Goodheart Earns National Endowment for the Humanities Award for Sequel to his Bestselling 1861: The Civil War Awakening

Adam Goodheart, director of Washington College’s Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience, has earned a prestigious Public Scholar Award from the National Endowment for the Humanities to research and write the sequel to his best-selling 1861: The Civil War Awakening. Continue reading

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Ye Olde Coin Clinic at the Bordley History Center

This Saturday from 9:00 am-1 pm, the Historical Society of Kent County invites you to bring in your old coins! Please limit your horde to no more than 15 coins. Continue reading

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CBG to Learn about the Historical Society on August 10, 2017

Come and hear from two speakers: Joan Andersen, Librarian of the Historical Society of Kent County and Kurt Smith, Vice President, Board of Directors, Historical Society of Kent County Continue reading

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Kent’s African American Teachers is Subject of August’s History Happy Hour

The Historical Society of Kent County will hold the latest installment of their History Happy Hour Lectures at 4 pm on Friday, August 4th. Join us at the Bordley Building as we discuss African American Teachers in Kent County presented by Airlee Johnson, Bill Leary, Susan Kenyon and George Shivers, members of the Community History Committee of the Historical Society of Kent County. Continue reading

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StoryQuest Oral History Program Preserving Stories from the Korean War, Vietnam War, and World War II

The Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience at Washington College’s StoryQuest Oral HistoryProgram is looking to interview a few people about their experiences in the Korean War and the Vietnam War for a new Veterans Day Program to be presented at Gibson Center for the Arts on November 11, 2017. Continue reading

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