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Indigenous Chesapeake Exhibit

Indigenous Chesapeake Exhibit November 2, 2024 / Exhibit Open 1:00 – 3:00 PM / Introduction by Chris Cerino at 1:00 PM Sultana’s Holt Education Center | Havemeyer Hall (2nd Floor) | 200 S. Cross St. Sultana’s Indigenous Chesapeake exhibit, developed in partnership with the National Park Service and Stories of the Chesapeake Heritage Area, will […]

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“Blacks on the Water” Exhibit

“Blacks on the Water” Exhibit October 28, 2023 | 11:00am – 3:00pmWashington College Customs House | 101 South Water Street The Chesapeake Heartland Project collaborates with Washington College and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture. The exhibit’s main theme for Downrigging Weekend is “Blacks on Water.” It will explore how Blacks […]

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Chestertown African American History Walking Tour

Chestertown African American History Walking Tour October 28, 2023 | 10:00am – 12:00pmWashington College Customs House | 101 South Water Street Join Washington College’s Starr Center for a guided walking tour of African American Historic Sites in Downtown Chestertown. This tour will explore the rich history of the Black Community while showcasing materials from the […]

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Kate Milford – Bookmark Making and Book Signing

Kate Milford – Bookmark Making and Book Signing October 28, 2023 | 10:00am – 12:00pmThe Book Plate | 112 S. South Cross Street Kate Milford is the New York Times bestselling author of Greenglass House (winner of the Edgar award for juvenile literature, long-listed for the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature, and a nominee for the […]

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Book Talk: Michael Dirda, “Sailing Into Harms Way”

Book Talk: Michael Dirda, “Sailing Into Harms Way” October 28, 2023 | 11:30 AMHarwood Center At the Lawrence Preserve | 301 South Mill StreetSponsored and Organized by The Book Plate  Want to read some thrilling fiction or nonfiction set during the age of the tall ships? Michael Dirda, a Pulitzer Prize-winning book critic for The Washington Post, […]

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Book Plate Book Talk: Nancy Taylor Robson, “Woman in the Wheelhouse”

Book Plate Book Talk: Nancy Taylor Robson, “Woman in the Wheelhouse” October 28, 2023 | 1:00 PMHarwood Center At the Lawrence Preserve | 301 South Mill StreetSponsored and Organized by The Book Plate  Nancy Taylor Robson is one of the first women in the country to earn a US Coast Guard license. She grew up sailing […]

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Book Talk: Samuel Heed – “KALMAR NYCKEL: The Tall Ship of Delaware”

Book Talk: Samuel Heed – “KALMAR NYCKEL: The Tall Ship of Delaware” October 28, 2023 | 10:00 AMHarwood Center At the Lawrence Preserve | 301 South Mill Street Samuel Heed, Senior Historian at the Kalmar Nyckel Foundation, will speak on his new book KALMAR NYCKEL: The Tall Ship of Delaware.  Featuring 200+ photos covering the full 25-year […]

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