CAMBRIDGE — For decades, the marine railway at Cambridge’s Yacht Maintenance boatyard has transported many historic vessels. The most recent is the WWII, P-520 USAAF crash boat hauled out …
CAMBRIDGE — Observant visitors to the Choptank River Lighthouse in Cambridge this season will note that the metal legs on the nine-year-old replica beacon look brand new again. That’s …
The Beach to Bay Heritage Area will be holding its annual luncheon this year on Thursday, Oct. 28 in the the Richard A. Henson Center on the campus of UMES in Princess Anne.   This …
DOVER — Divergent views on homosexuality and its relationship to the United Methodist Church prompted 11 local congregations to recently separate from their regional organization, Bishop Peggy Johnson said.
ANNAPOLIS — As boat building becomes a dying art, I was recently thinking about my ancestors, all of whom worked in some way with forestry, fisheries, or both. My mother’s father worked …
WASHINGTON — Second Gentleman of the United States Douglas Emhoff and Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland last week announced 16 additions to the National Park Service’s National …
CHURCH CREEK — The site of the home of Ben Ross – Harriet Tubman’s father – has been found in Dorchester County. Harriet Tubman would have lived there as a child in the …
NEW CASTLE — Like any parent, Jeanne Eskridge, of Townsend, wanted it all for her son, Brian. After graduating from high school and completing a job-training program, Ms. Eskridge sought a …
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CHURCH CREEK — The site of the home of Ben Ross – Harriet Tubman’s father – has been found in Dorchester County. Harriet Tubman would have lived there as a child in the …
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 …
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 …