Category Archives: History

Elks Flag Day Ceremony

It was a lovely mid-June evening when the Chestertown Elks held their Annual Flag Day Ceremony on June 17, 2017. Continue reading

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Custom House, Home of Washington College’s Starr Center, to Undergo Renovations this Summer

Chestertown visitors and residents will see some changes happening at the Custom House at 101 South Water Street this summer, as the 18th-century building on the banks of the Chester River—the home of the Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience—undergoes renovation. Continue reading

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Kent County Celebrates Memorial Day

Today, there were three Memorial Day gatherings to remember the fallen. As well as to honor those that have served. Continue reading

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Historical Society of Kent County Holds Annual Meeting

The Historical Society of Kent County held its annual dinner meeting at the Chester River Yacht and Country Club on April 27, 2017. Continue reading

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History Happy Hour at the Bordley with Dr. Kara French “Women and Work on the Eastern Shore and Beyond”

Please join us on May 5th 2017 at 4 pm for the latest installment of our labor lecture series. Featuring the collections of Salisbury University’s Edward H. Nabb Center for Delmarva History and Culture, this talk will explore how women have worked from colonial times to the present. Continue reading

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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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