Richardson Museum, Ruark Boatworks highlight local history

Editor’s note: This month’s spotlight shines on the Richardson Maritime Museum and Ruark Boatworks, as they move forward in the development of a maritime complex on Cambridge Creek at Maryland Avenue and Hayward Street. CAMBRIDGE — The Richardson Maritime Museum is moving forward with the development of a new maritime campus as it carries out […]

‘Sequoia’ returns to Cambridge

CAMBRIDGE — The former presidential yacht “Sequoia” has returned to Cambridge. The last time the Sequoia visited the city was in 1935, when then-president Franklin D. Roosevelt sailed the Sequoia down the Chesapeake Bay to attend the dedication of the Emerson C. Harrington bridge, a two-lane span that joined Dorchester County with Talbot and set […]

2nd annual UGRR freedom regatta weekend

CAMBRIDGE — A group of Dorchester County teenagers learned about the history and contributions of African Americans in the maritime trades, over the weekend, as well as opportunities they may one day wish to pursue. The 2nd Annual Underground Railroad Freedom Regatta Weekend featured tours and activities at the Ruark Boatworks and Yacht Maintenance on […]