Chestertown Tea Party Celebrates 250 Years of Resilience

In May 1774, a group of courageous patriots in Chestertown, Maryland, took a stand against British tyranny and sparked a movement that would change the course of history. This year marks the 250th anniversary of the Chestertown Tea Party, a pivotal event in the lead-up to the American Revolution. As we commemorate this important milestone, we reflect on the spirit of resilience and determination that has defined our town for centuries.

History Comes Alive

Join us as we celebrate this historic occasion with a series of events and activities that bring the story of the Chestertown Tea Party to life. From reenactments of the original protest to guided tours of historic sites and exhibitions exploring the impact of the Tea Party on our town and nation, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Community Engagement

The 250th anniversary of the Chestertown Tea Party is not just a moment to look back on history, but also a time to look forward and celebrate the vibrant community that makes Chestertown special. Join us for special community events, including concerts, art exhibitions, and food festivals that showcase the best of Chestertown’s culture and heritage.

Educational Opportunities

Thousands of schoolchildren have been inspired to investigate the nation’s roots because of the reenactment of the Chestertown Tea Party. Join us for special educational programs and resources designed to bring history to life for students and teachers alike. Our job is heritage education, and we are excited by the possibilities that come with an ongoing infusion of energy and creativity.

Make sure to visit this year’s festival!

The 250th anniversary of the Chestertown Tea Party is a journey through time, offering visitors a unique opportunity to explore the history and heritage of our town. We invite you to join us as we celebrate this historic milestone and discover the stories that have shaped our community. Together, we can continue to uncover the past, strengthen our local identity, and create a meaningful future for Chestertown.

To learn more about the Chestertown Tea Party Festival, visit their website.

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Chestertown, Maryland was founded in 1706. It was established as a port town and played a significant role in the colonial era, serving as a bustling trade hub along the Chester River. Today, Chestertown retains much of its historic charm and is known for its well-preserved 18th-century architecture and vibrant cultural scene. Thanks for checking us out!



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