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Historical Society of Kent County

Opens in 12 min: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Chestertown visit and wine tasting

Perfect stop as we arrived in Chestertown. The woman could not possibly be more helpful even... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2018
North Arlington, New Jersey
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a definite stop in chestertown

beautifully maintained museum items and book shop. it is right in the middle of the town and worth... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2018
United States
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The Historical Society of Kent County, Maryland, is a non-profit organization dedicated to the collection and preservation of artifacts, documents, and information that aid in the interpretation of all aspects of Kent County’s history. The Society...more
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301 High St, Bordley History Center, Chestertown, MD 21620-1333
+1 410-778-3499
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Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

Perfect stop as we arrived in Chestertown. The woman could not possibly be more helpful even though we arrived at 4:30 so close to closing. She directed us to many pamphlets. This is a must.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

beautifully maintained museum items and book shop. it is right in the middle of the town and worth a stop

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank drudol
Reviewed 25 February 2018

First, the building is no longer the one in the photo and the address is new, to wit: 301 High Street, Chestertown, MD. This new location is wheelchair accessible. The President of the Society was there and provided some stories and information. It is an...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Ann H
Reviewed 18 February 2018

The ladies were eager to share any insight into the local area, and Kent County! They offered pamphlets, suggestions of places to see, and were able to answer questions. They were having a Death by Choc Bake Sale fundraiser, which offered many unusual baked goodies,...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank dknoye
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

A growing exhibit of historical information and displays for this pre-colonial town that was once one of Three major ports on the Eastern seaboard .Chestertown is also the home of Washington College, founded and supported by George Washington who traveled to the Continental Congress via...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

I stopped in to ask some questions about family ties I had to Chestertown and the folks at the Historical Society went well above and beyond to help me get some information and show me a variety of writing and photos that would be of...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Murfee
Reviewed 19 November 2015

Learned about the town and some of its history. Chestertown is a 18th century gem on the Chestertown River in Eastern Maryland. We walked the streets in Halloween costumes.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank 511joan
Reviewed 17 August 2015

A Group of us visited the Geddis Piper House and enjoyed the self guided 18th century home in the heart of Historic District of Chestertown. We were amazed how well preserved the homes has been kept. We had a wonderful introduction and after that we...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank De M
Reviewed 7 May 2015 via mobile

We spent about 1.5 hours going through the three story building and basement. It was self guided. They requested a $2 per person donation. It was very informative and interesting. There was staff available for questions. We enjoyed it.

Thank 569robr
Reviewed 3 November 2014

Provides excellent maps and perspectives of the Kent County area and helpful staff provides excellent and firendly guidance.

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank MichaelConeys
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