Tag: History

“Sail Away” while learning the history of the Chesapeake Bay aboard the 74-foot Schooner Woodwind

“Sail Away” while learning the history of the Chesapeake Bay aboard the 74-foot Schooner Woodwind

| June 30, 2017

Environmental History of the Bay by Alice Christman How is the Bay? It’s a popular question to ask when you are cruising. But how has the Bay changed is also a good question. We’ll talk about the environmental history of the Bay, starting with what John Smith saw leading up to today. Hosted by the […]

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New Book Highlights Towns Of Chesapeake

New Book Highlights Towns Of Chesapeake

| January 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Cities and Towns of the Chesapeake, by William B. Cronin was recently released. The book pictorially tells of Maryland’s history as it unfolds along the waterways of the Chesapeake Bay, where European exploration, colonization, and commercial development of the Bay’s resources connected the cities, towns, and ports. Blockade running from three different wars brought national conflict […]

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Thanksgiving Essay Contest For Students

Thanksgiving Essay Contest For Students

| October 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

In honor of Thanksgiving, The Arc Central Chesapeake Region is hosting an essay contest celebrating diversity within our community. Students are asked to answer the following: Knowing people who have different abilities, ideas and cultures helps us to learn compassion, empathy, and grow as human beings. The first Thanksgiving in America brought together two groups […]

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“Land Of The Free” Celebrated In September

“Land Of The Free” Celebrated In September

| September 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

Several special events are coming up this fall in Maryland to honor the state’s history and those who served for freedom. In conjunction with the Office of Tourism’s Spotlight on “Land of the Free” this September, which will highlight the state’s deep ties to independence, these events – and others throughout the state, including the Eastern Shore — are the […]

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