The Revolutionary War
Chestertown Tea Party Festival
Website for the organization which hosts a festival each May.
Archives of Maryland
Provides access to over 471,000 historical documents that form the constitutional, legal, legislative, judicial, and administrative basis of Maryland's government. Online access enables users to research such topics as Maryland's constitutions and constitutional conventions' proceedings, session laws, proceedings of the General Assembly, governors' papers, and military records.
“Tea and Fantasy: Fact, Fiction and Revolution in an Historic American Town.”
Article by Adam Goodheart discussing whether Chestertown “tea party” really occurred. From The American Scholar, 20015
Schooner Sultana and Colonial History
Website of the Schooner Sultana, a reconstructed 1768 vessel on which educational programs about colonial history and local ecology are conducted.
Washington College Essays
Articles on Kent County’s historic College from their “Revolutionary College Project” website
Methodism on Delmarva
Excerpt from “The Garden of American Methodism: The Delmarva Peninsula, 1769-1820” by William H. Williams.
Agriculture during Revolution
Link to essential source on Delmarva farming during the Revolution: “Breadbasket of the Revolution: Delmarva in the War for Independence” by Charles Truitt (citation only)
Biography of Kent’s famous son and naval hero.