Scenes from Kent county history


Tues. thru Fri.
10:00 - 4:00

Wed. thru Fri.
10:00 - 3:00

Tues. thru Fri. - 10:00 - 4:00
May thru Oct. Sat. 1:00 - 4:00 Closed Mondays

Groups—Tours, please call in advance, $3.00 per person

Chestertown Historic House Tour
Saturday, October 3, 2015 1-5 PM

This is the day that the celebrated historic houses of Chestertown open their doors! Over three centuries of American architecture are reflected in the homes and buildings of this charming historic river port, once a center of international Colonial trade. This is one of the oldest regional house tours; join visitors from throughout the Mid-Atlantic as they stroll through the streets of a community named by the National Trust for Historic Preservation as one of the nation’s Distinctive Destinations, touring a dozen or more historic houses and properties.

Tour Tickets........................ $25.00 Advance Sale
Day of Tour Tickets............ $30.00
Groups of 20 or more......... $22.00 for tour tickets

Tickets are available by mail or by phone at the Historical Society of Kent County, Geddes-Piper House location. On tour day, tickets and will-call will be available at 301 High Street, the corner of High and Cross, across from Fountain Park. All ticket sales are non-refundable; the event will take place rain or shine. We accept Visa and Mastercard. For more information, call 410-778-3499,

For tickets by mail, please include $1.25 shipping and handling.
Mail checks made payable to the Historical Society of Kent County
PO Box 665, Chestertown, MD 21620

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Below are some of the houses that were on the 2014 House Tour.

  • 114-Washington-Ave
  • 125-Washington
  • 127-Washington
  • 204-N-Water
  • 207-Washington
  • 209-Washington
  • 211-N-Queen
  • 222-Washington
  • 401-Cannon-Street
  • Alumni-House
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