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This building is believed to be the first schoolhouse in Dorchester County. Built in 1785, prior to the establishment of a public school system, it was originally located on the north end of Taylors Island on the road to James Island. It was const…
This building was constructed sometime between 1707 and 1720 as a Chapel of Ease for members of Dorchester Parish who lived too far away from their parish church; Old Trinity Episcopal Church in Church Creek, MD, to conveniently attend services. T…
Founded 1840 at "Tobacco Stick" Gethsemane was first pastored by Dr. E.F. Ewell in a country Schoolhouse, then in a converted barn. The final building was purchased in 1860, rebuilt in 1892 and razed in 1986.
Built in 1873 a cost of $3,500, Grace Episcopal Church was constructed as a replacement for the Chapel of Ease, now located next door to the Church, and was a part of the Dorchester Parish of the Episcopal Church. Its parent church was Old Trinity…
This property Has been placed on the National Register Of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior c. 1847
Our Nations Second Highest Award For Extreme Gallantry and Risk of Life in Combat with an Armed Enemy Force 1914       World War One       1918 "Time shall not dim the glory of their Deeds" — General John J. Pershing
Original home of Rev. Daniel Maynadier, who served as rector of the Great Choptank Parish from 1765-1772. Rebuilt in 1840 by Henry Page a distinguished lawyer and state senator.
Has been paced on the National Register Of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior 1988 Cambridge Historic District Est. 1990 By the U.S. Dept Of the Interior Goldsborough House Inv. #85 Historic Cambridge Inc.
Rooted in Cambridge John Barth - called "one of the greatest novelists of our time" - was born in Cambridge on May 27, 1930 and grew up on Aurora Street. While living here, Barth frequented his father's soda fountain, Whitey's Candyla…
Dorchester County occupies a central place in the story of the Underground Railroad, the secret network of "stations" and "conductors" that sheltered and shepherded hundreds of enslave African Americans to freedom in the mid-1800s. The famed Under…