The Kent Island Heritage Society, Inc. welcomes you.
Welcome to The Kent Island Heritage Society, Inc., whose purpose is to discover, identify, restore and preserve the heritage of Kent Island in Maryland.
Book Signing with Jack Shaum, Author of Lost Chester River Steamboats: Wednesday November 11, 2015. Please join the members of the Kent Island Heritage Society for a wine & cheese reception with a presentation and book signing by noted author Jack Shaum. Jack will be premiering his new book, Lost Chester River Steamboats. Stop by and share the rich heritage of the Eastern Shore with Jack and members of the Heritage Society. Tour the beautiful Chesapeake Heritage and Visitor Center. 5-8pm at the Chesapeake Heritage & Visitor Center, 425 Piney Narrows Road, Chester MD.
Tour Stevensville Historic Sites. Our Historic Sites are open to the public on the 1st Saturday of every month from April 2015 through November 2015, from 12 o'clock noon until 4:00 p.m. with Society docents staffing the sites and providing unique live guided tours appropriate for residents, children, families, students and tourists. Additional tours of the sites may be scheduled by calling 410-758-2502 (Kent Island Heritage Society VP Nancy Cook). The Kirwan Store Museum may also be privately scheduled by calling 410-643-2731 (Society Board Member Linda Collier).
CURATORSHIP OF HISTORIC SITE AVAILABLE - The Historic Christ Church Rectory (ca.1840 -1855) is in need of renovation. A curatorship under the auspices of DNR (Department of Natural Resources) is available. Persons live rent-free for life provided they provide approved renovation and underwrite the cost of that renovation to the historic site. Other stipulations/regulations apply, but if interested, please contact 410-758-2502 and leave phone number and name.