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Historical Society of Kent County

101 Church Aly, Chestertown, MD 21620-1505
+1 410-778-3499
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a definite stop in chestertown

beautifully maintained museum items and book shop. it is right in the middle of the town and worth... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2018
drudol
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United States
Chestertown's History, and that of Kent County

First, the building is no longer the one in the photo and the address is new, to wit: 301 High... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2018
Ann H
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Visit the Geddes-Piper House, a beautiful 1783 merchant's home that provides an overview of Kent Co history from first settlement to the 20th century. Period furniture, porcelain and textiles offer the perfect backdrop for the story of the region, conveyed through interpretive signage. Our Genealogy & Local History Library contains a full collection of maps, cemetery records and reference books.
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101 Church Aly, Chestertown, MD 21620-1505
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

beautifully maintained museum items and book shop. it is right in the middle of the town and worth a stop

Thank drudol
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

First, the building is no longer the one in the photo and the address is new, to wit: 301 High Street, Chestertown, MD. This new location is wheelchair accessible. The President of the Society was there and provided some stories and information. It is an...More

1  Thank Ann H
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Reviewed 17 February 2018

The ladies were eager to share any insight into the local area, and Kent County! They offered pamphlets, suggestions of places to see, and were able to answer questions. They were having a Death by Choc Bake Sale fundraiser, which offered many unusual baked goodies,...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

A growing exhibit of historical information and displays for this pre-colonial town that was once one of Three major ports on the Eastern seaboard .Chestertown is also the home of Washington College, founded and supported by George Washington who traveled to the Continental Congress via...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2016

I stopped in to ask some questions about family ties I had to Chestertown and the folks at the Historical Society went well above and beyond to help me get some information and show me a variety of writing and photos that would be of...More

Thank Murfee
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Reviewed 19 November 2015

Learned about the town and some of its history. Chestertown is a 18th century gem on the Chestertown River in Eastern Maryland. We walked the streets in Halloween costumes.

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Reviewed 17 August 2015

A Group of us visited the Geddis Piper House and enjoyed the self guided 18th century home in the heart of Historic District of Chestertown. We were amazed how well preserved the homes has been kept. We had a wonderful introduction and after that we...More

1  Thank De M
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Reviewed 6 May 2015 via mobile

We spent about 1.5 hours going through the three story building and basement. It was self guided. They requested a $2 per person donation. It was very informative and interesting. There was staff available for questions. We enjoyed it.

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Reviewed 3 November 2014

Provides excellent maps and perspectives of the Kent County area and helpful staff provides excellent and firendly guidance.

Thank MichaelConeys
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Reviewed 30 October 2014

I am partial because I am a Eastern Shore Maryland girl now living in Florida for almost 16 years but I just love Chestertown Historical Downtown. I never appreciated when I was a child but now when I return I am in awe of just...More

1  Thank hllangford
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