Top Things to See and Do in Chestertown
Founded in 1706, Chestertown is a historic college town along the banks of the Chester River on Maryland's Eastern Shore. The brick sidewalks lined with shops, restaurants and inns welcome visitors to meander and browse. A visit to Chestertown's Historic District to admire the fine colonial residences is a must!.
2 Annual Festivals and Events
Experience Chestertown like a local by attending one of the many unique annual events. During Memorial Day weekend there is the annual Chestertown Tea Party Festival and don't miss the Chestertown's "Music in the Park" Summer Concert Series - but no matter what time of year you visit, you can count on an entertaining event or festival.
Serving as Kent County's seat of government since 1706, Chestertown has been a Royal Point of Entry, the scene of its own Revolutionary Tea Party in 1774, and the hub of a bustling agricultural and seafood region. The Historical Society of Kent County is a treasure trove of history and offers a great self-guided walking tour you can access via your smartphone.