Shady Side, Maryland
Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
The Captain Avery Museum property is uniquely significant for its dual period of interpretation. From 1860 to 1890, the property was owned by Captain Salem Avery and the property remained in the family until 1920. Avery came to the Chesapeake from Long Island where his family had been sea captains for several generations. The Museum’s collections include artifacts from the Avery family, notably the family Bible given to Mrs. Avery as a wedding gift.
Botanical Garden, Cemetery, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
The Catonsville Historical Society Inc., is a non-profit organization that was organized in 1973 after the late Mrs. Robert Townsend had bequeathed her home and, her collection of 18th and early 19th century antiques to the Society. Her decorator workshop, which was next to the house, was later remodeled and enlarged for an office, meeting room, and museum to house Catonsville memorabilia. The enlarged and remodeled area ultimately became the Pullen Museum.
For those of you unfamiliar with the Charles H. Chipman Cultural Center and the Chipman Foundation, we are located in Salisbury, Maryland on the Maryland Eastern Shore. The Chipman Cultural Center is an historic landmark, a former African American church dating to 1837 when five local freedmen purchased property and built a structure for use as a church, school and meeting place.
Havre de Grace, Maryland
Culture, General, History, Natural History, Science, Specialized
The MARTHA LEWIS project is an ambition whose realization will depend entirely on the energy and vision of those who come forward to continue it. It is also another test, an open question to those with the vision to answer, of our ability to manage our Chesapeake heritage before parts of it are erased completel
Clear Spring, Maryland
Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Park
A group of volunteers committed to preserving life as it was known by the people living in the Clear Spring area generations ago. This group of volunteers have preserved Plumb Grove, once a dilapidated house, and filled the rooms with period furniture from other local homes, furniture made in Clear Spring, and Maryland made furniture. The Plumb Grove lawn contains 126 heritage roses and heritage flowers, vegetables and herbs, all enjoyed centuries ago by other people.
Culture, History, Historic House
Crisfield Heritage Foundatin consists four properties: the Tawes Museum at 3 Ninth St, Crisfield, MD; The Ward Brothers Workshop on Sackertown Road; The Governor Tawes Library/home; The Customs House and Cedar Island Marsh. Self guided Historic Walking Tour.