Site Surveys

The links below are to some of the catalog records of historic site surveys contained in our research library pertaining to this time period.  Please visit our library (Wed-Fri, 10-3) for further information and photographs on these properties.  Many of these records are also accessible through the Maryland Historical Trust, in their Maryland Inventory of Historic Properties, found online at  These site surveys are the product of a significant site documentation project conducted in the 1980s through a partnership of the Historical Society of Kent County, the Town of Chestertown, Kent County, and the Maryland Historical Trust.  Following this survey, the Historical Society produced and published Historic Houses of Kent County, an unequaled work of architectural history, now in its second printing and available for purchase through the Society.

Stephney, c. 1850

Wilson Point, c. 1850

Moreton Hall, c. 1850

Thomas Hynson’s Store, c. 1850

George Vickers House (site), c. 1850

Lauretum, mid-1800s

St. James Church, 1853

Drake’s/Dreka Mill, c. 1854

Christ Church I.U., 1860

Still Pond Methodist Church, 1853

Davis Duplex, c. 1854

Capt. James F. Taylor House, c. 1857

Rehoboth Methodist Protestant Church, 1859

Maple Grove, c. 1860

Stephen’s Farm, c. 1860

Columbia Farm, c. 1860

Brampton, 1860

Janes Methodist Church (African-American), c. 1866

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