VIENNA — 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 …
CAMBRIDGE — Two churches and local volunteers have joined to create a homeless shelter offering a range of assistance and services, while leaders look to future needs of those going through a …
CHURCH CREEK — “Show me your cemeteries, and I will tell you what kind of people you have,” Benjamin Franklin once said. That might mean Dorchester County has some conscientious and …
TODDVILLE — The most architecturally distinguished structure remaining in the village of Toddville is the Zion United Methodist Church, built around 1890 in a Gothic Revival format with a …
HURLOCK — This month’s spotlight shines on the Town of Hurlock, which embraces a heritage rooted in the early railroads vital to this country and the Eastern Shore. Hurlock will celebrate …
CRISFIELD — When the first hard frost of mid-fall kills vegetation, it marks opening season of hunting for Ed Smith, 72, of Fairmount and Philip Goldsborough, 73, of Crisfield.They slash their …
Unity-Washington United Methodist ChurchWe are looking for vendors for our upcoming Spring Fair Fundraiser event put on by the Ignite Youth Group at Unity-Washington UMC on March 20. The cost per …
CAMBRIDGE — What can I say about this man, Greg Meekins? He’s like a father, a big brother, and mentor to me and so many others:Gregory Meekins is a native of Cambridge. He is the third …
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NECK DISTRICT — Beckwith United Methodist Church is one of the larger Methodist churches of Dorchester County. It is in the Neck District, in between Cambridge and Hudson, to the west.It …
VIENNA — Shirley Jackson joined an exclusive group last week, when she was inducted into the Maryland Senior Citizens’ Hall of Fame. The honor was achieved after many years of community …
Submitted photo/Nabb Research CenterAfter 1864, churches across Delmarva cemented themselves at the heart of African-American communities, with many congregants who were formerly enslaved. Under the …
Dorchester Banner/Dave RyanSkipjacks Elsie Peggy Joyce, left, and the Modern Day are tied up at West Tedious Creek Landing in South Dorchester. CROCHERON — Sitting quietly in the calm waters of …
Dorchester Banner/Dave RyanBethany United Methodist Church was built around 1940. CROCHERON — The Bethany United Methodist Church, originally the Bethany Methodist Episcopal Church, represents the …
Dorchester Banner/Dave RyanThe current White Haven United Methodist Church has stood on the main road of Church Creek since 1908. CHURCH CREEK — The White Haven United Methodist congregation can …
Bay Journal photo by Dave HarpThe City of Crisfield, a skipjack once captained by the late Art Daniels Jr., rests on land at a boatyard on Deal Island where Bob Fitzgerald, seen here, is conducting …
Dorchester Banner/Dave RyanAntioch Church was built in 1915, and is shaded by a grove of mature oak trees. TOWN POINT — The Antioch United Methodist Church, historically identified as the Antioch …
Dorchester Banner/Dave RyanThe Rev. Bruce Byrolly was a retired priest in the Catholic Diocese of Wilmington, whose most recent parish was St. Mary, Refuge of Sinners in Cambridge. He made his home …
CAMBRIDGE — It’s time to begin planning heritage projects in Dorchester County. Two approaching grant opportunities – for local heritage mini-grants and for Maryland Heritage Areas Authority …
Dorchester Banner/Dave RyanThe Chapel of Ease on Taylors features a steeply sloped roof reminiscent of Old World architecture. TAYLORS ISLAND — Estimated to date to the third quarter of the …
Submitted photo/Shane WalkerStaff and volunteers at The Salvation Army Cambridge expressed their thanks to Christ Episcopal Church for supporting the shelter dinner program on Dec. 9. Hannukah is …
Photo by Coty Jones PhotographySavannah Elzey will portray Clara in this year’s “The Nutcracker” by Eastern Shore Dance Academy. CAMBRIDGE — Eastern Shore Dance Academy, under the artistic …
Dorchester Banner/Dave RyanLane Methodist Episcopal Church is a landmark of African-American history on Taylors Island. TAYLORS ISLAND — Lane Methodist Episcopal Church is one of the few tangible …
Dorchester Banner/Dave RyanBethlehem Methodist Episcopal Church, on Hoopers Neck Road on Taylors Island, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. TAYLORS ISLAND — Bethlehem Methodist …