Continuing the traditions of their ancestors

The Dorchester County Tourism Department’s monthly Heritage Partner Spotlight focuses on the 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 Nause-Waiwash Band […]

‘Blacks of the Chesapeake’ featured on Feb. 9

CAMBRIDGE — For more than a dozen years, the Nanticoke Historic Preservation Alliance has been building an organization committed to the history of three cultures — Native People, African-Americans and European settlers — that once lived in what is known as Indiantown, just north of Vienna in Dorchester County. At that location, visitors will find […]

New 50-year capsule contents are displayed

CAMBRIDGE – The Dorchester County 350th Anniversary Committee and Heart of Chesapeake Country Heritage Area invite the public to a time capsule celebration from 1-4 p.m. on Dec. 18 at the Dorchester Visitor Center at Sailwinds Park as they prepare to launch a new era and a new 50-year time capsule to be opened in […]