The Tavern House
Escape the 21st century to this restored colonial home overlooking river and marshes beyond. Quiet town of less than 300, osprys, and chimney swifts overhead.
Native village replicas buildings and 18th century plantation house. Exhibits with story of Native American, African American and Colonists. Also a Guide by cell audio tour with 5 stops to learn the history of Handsell and the Indiantown.
Come take pleasure in a "Lazy Day" by walking the nature trails, relaxing in the picnic areas, touring farm and vineyard, all the while drinking great wine.
The Nanticoke is a wonderful river for recreation, education, nature study, and simple solitude. It has a rich history of Native Americans, tall ships, steamboats, slave running, piracy, and the Underground Railroad. Some of the northernmost, natural stands of bald cypress trees on the Atlantic Coast are found within the Nanticoke watershed. The Nanticoke has the highest concentration of Bald Eagles in the northeastern United States.
To the East of the beautiful Chesapeake Bay lies Maryland's Eastern Shore. Abundant with seafood, beaches, wildlife and history, explore the Eastern Shore's many wineries.
Handsell Historic Site
6/7/2019 - 10/4/2019
Layton's Chance Vineyard & Winery