From a family-run winery to a pirate ship, Dorchester County offers a range of interesting attractions. For museums and historical sites, click on "Heritage" in the left-hand menu.
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Located 12 miles south of Cambridge, the refuge consists of over 27,000 acres of woodland, rich tidal marsh, freshwater ponds and managed cropland.
All kinds of adventure, including 14 miles of ATV trails, a nine-acre corn maze in the fall, 4 paint ball fields, playground, and more.
Complete renovation completed in 2013. Family-friendly atmosphere with bowling and snack bar. Open seven days a week. Located in Cambridge.
This is a replica of a historic lighthouse that once guided mariners along the Choptank River. The lighthouse features a mini-museum and visitor information. From May-October, the lighthouse is open daily, 9am-6pm. for free self-guided tours.
Daniel Tinsley handcrafts wooden items (puzzles, name stands, portraits, more) and can personalize them for you, too! Bring the kids to choose their own wooden items to decorate -- they can even create their own puzzles! In downtown Cambridge.
Overlooking the Choptank River, the Visitor Center offers a range of information, exhibits about the area, and friendly staff to help you make the most of your visit.
Dorchester Heritage Museums and Gardens includes the Meredith House Family Life Center, the Goldsborough Stable, the Stronghouse and Herb Garden, the Neild Museum, the Robbins Heritage Center and the Waterfront Walk on Shoal Creek.
This boldly painted patriotic house in Cambridge has been featured in Forbes magazine's feature on "Amazing colorful houses" around the United States. This is a private residence on Locust Street in Cambridge.
Underground Railroad 'conductor' Harriet Tubman was born in Dorchester County. At this small museum in downtown Cambridge, learn about the strength, courage, and determination of this remarkable woman. 2013 marks 100 years since Harriet's passing.
A driving tour highlighting sites that tell the story of the Underground Railroad and "conductor" Harriet Tubman, who was born here and led many out of slavery to freedom in the mid 1800s. The Tubnan Centennial will be celebrated throughout 2013.