Bucktown Village preserves Tubman legacy

BUCKTOWN — The monthly Heritage Partner Spotlight focuses on our Heart of Chesapeake Country Heritage Area (HCCHA) partners and how they have supported heritage tourism in Dorchester County with a project funded by either a Maryland Heritage Areas Authority (MHAA) grant or a HCCHA mini-grant. This month’s spotlight shines on the Bucktown Village Foundation, a […]

Message Wall: Neighbors sharing ideas and support

CAMBRIDGE — As the situation regarding COVID-19 continues to develop, local groups are reaching out to spread the word about their events and schedules. It remains a good idea to check on the status of goods and services before leaving home.The Banner compiled a list of announcements over the previous week, which follows: Stay up […]

African drums: Art, culture, history in downtown

CAMBRIDGE — “It’s all about connecting,” Baba Dennis Minus said on Sunday. He was speaking to a group of locals and visitors at the Harriett Tubman Museum and Educational Center, sharing his knowledge of African drumming. Mr. Minus – “Baba” is a word in many African languages meaning “father,” and is used as a term […]

Tubman conference meets 10th year

CAMBRIDGE — The 10th Annual Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Conference was held at Chesapeake College’s Cambridge branch on May 31 and June 1, attracting visitors and experts from around the country to discuss the life and legacy of “The Moses of her People.” This year’s theme was “It Ran on Faith,” a nod to the […]