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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

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This museum is dedicated to the history and traditions of the Chesapeake Bay. Skipjacks and other bay craft, waterfowling, boats, guns and decoys, paintings and ship models and the 1879 Hooper Strait Lighthouse are among the exhibits in this 18 acre complex. A boat building and maintenance shop serves as a working exhibit.

Open daily 9am-6pm in June through August; various hours the rest of the year.

Location: Mill Street, St. Michaels Maryland Telephone 410-745-2916

Other History nearby:
(Washington) African-American Civil War Memorial
(Waldorf) Afro-American Heritage Museum
(Dover) Air Mobility Command Museum
(Arlington) Arlington National Cemetery
(Washington) Arts and Industries Building
(Baltimore) B & O Railroad Museum

07/10 Coming to The St. Michaels area
Atlantic City Beer and Music Festival Atlantic City NJ April5-6 Over 90 different breweries from around the corner and across the country will showcase their unique libations.
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National Cherry Blossom Festival Washington DC March20-April14 The nation’s greatest springtime celebration unites for four spectacular weekends including the Cherry Blossom Parade.
Pork in the Park BBQ Festival Salisbury MD April19-21 Follow your nose to the Pork in the Park BBQ Festival. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, this Eastern Shore staple will be served up April 19-21st at Salisbury's WinterPlace Park.
Galena Dogwood Festival Galena MD May4 The annual Galena Dogwood Festival is will take place throughout Galena. The parade will have a War of 1812 theme.
Dover Days Festival Dover DE May3-5 As one of the longest running festivals in the state of Delaware, Dover Days dates back to 1933. What started as a garden tour staged by the Dover Garden Club, has now become an annual time to remember First State heritage with community spirit and an entertaining festival of family events.