The Heart of Chesapeake Country has a deep and rich history. Learn about the culture and heritage of the area by exploring our Heritage Themes. There, you'll find information on the traditions, adventures, history, and heritage of Dorchester County...
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At the Heart of the
Eastern Shore,
Dorchester County
offers unsurpassed
opportunities to
experience a most
beautiful and unique part
of Maryland. With its pristine rivers, marshlands, working boats, quaint waterfront towns, and villages among fertile farm fields & much still exists of the authentic eastern shore landscape and traditional way of life along the Chesapeake.

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The State of
Maryland
certified a
major portion
of Dorchester
County as a state
heritage area, known
as the Heart of
Chesapeake Country. The area focuses on life along the Chesapeake, rich in many traditional ways that still remain today.

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