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Wednesday - Saturday
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Geddes Piper House Museum is open Saturdays 1-4pm through October Call 410.778.3499

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The Historical Society
of Kent County, Maryland

Mission: The Historical Society of Kent County, Maryland, is a non-profit organization dedicated to the collection and preservation of artifacts, documents, and information that aid in the interpretation of all aspects of Kent County's history. The Society shares this information through its research library, museum space, programs, publications and website in order to foster a knowledge and understanding of the shared heritage of the community. The Society supports and encourages the preservation of historic buildings and sites throughout Kent County. 
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Historic House Tour

Saturday October 1, 2016, 1pm to 5pm

Come spend the day in historic Chestertown! The doors to a selection of National Landmark Historic District homes will be open to you for the 46th Annual Historic House Tour. The houses are open Saturday, October 1st from 1pm to 5pm. Tickets are $25 in advance, and also available the day of for $35. All tickets are available beginning at 11am at the Bordley History Center, located across from Fountain Park at 301 High Street. Reservations for the tour are recommended. Please reserve by phone at 410.778.3499 or by the form located at the bottom of this website.

This year's tour will feature the following homes/churches:

1. Janes United Methodist Church

2. 106 South Queen- Bedingfield Hands House

3. 106 Cannon Street- Bob Bennet-Just the garden is on

4. 106 South Water Street- Hynson Ringgold House

5. Custom House

6. 104 North Water Street- David Crawford & Randy Turner

7. 102 North Water- Wroth-Allspach House

8. 102 High Street- Wallis-Wickes House, Garden will also be open

9. 116 High Street- Buck-Bacchus Store

10. 101 North Queen Street- Hurst House

11. 119 North Queen Street- Ostrander House

12. 101 Church Alley- Geddes Piper House

13. Emmanuel Church

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