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Sizzlin Summer 2000

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Posted 5/24/2000

INFORMATION

Dorchester County Tourism, 203 Sunburst Highway, Cambridge, (410) 228-1000.

Dorchester Chamber of Commerce, 203 Sunburst Highway, Cambridge, (410) 228-3575.

ATTRACTIONS

Annie Oakley House, 28 Bellevue Ave., Cambridge, (800) 522-8687. Tour the home of the famous Wild West sharpshooter.

Bazel Church, Cambridge, (410) 228-0401. This small wooden church is where Harriet Tubman worshiped in the mid-1800s.

Brannock Maritime Museum, 210 Talbot Ave., Cambridge, (410) 228-6938. Exhibits of early navigational instruments, plus ship models and Chesapeake Bay maritime memorabilia.

Dorchester Heritage Museum, Cambridge, (410) 228-1899. Learn the history of Dorchester County.

Underground Railroad, Harriet Tubman Museum, 424 Race St., Cambridge, (410) 228-0401. This museum honors the woman often called "the Moses of her people" and details her courageous work to free more than 300 people from slavery.

EVENTS

Taylors Island Shrimp and Chicken Feast, 4-6:30 p.m. May 27, Taylors Island Volunteer Fire Company, (410) 228-5999, $18. Take all you eat, but want all you can--or something like that.

Harriet Tubman Festival and Juneteenth Celebration, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. June 17, Cornish Park, Cambridge, (410) 228-0401, free.

Cambridge July Fourth Celebration, Dusk, Great Marsh Park, Cambridge, free.

GETAWAYS

Cambridge House, 112 High St., Cambridge, (410) 221-7700.

Commodores Cottage, 215 Glenburn Ave., Cambridge, (410) 228-6938.

Glasgow Inn, 1500 Hambrooks Blvd., Cambridge, (410) 228-0575.

Lodgecliffe on the Choptank, 103 Choptank Terrace, Cambridge, (410) 228-1760.

Sarke Plantation, 6033 Todd Point Road, Cambridge, (410) 228-7020.

SPORTS & RECREATION

Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge, 2145 Key Wallace Drive, Cambridge, (410) 228-2677. Drive or cycle through Blackwater's rich tidal marsh and mixed woodland, home to large nesting populations of the bald eagle and other endangered species.

Blackwater Eagleman Triathlon, 7:30 a.m. June 4, Great Marsh Park, (410) 964-1246, participants $115, spectators free. This contest of skill and endurance is sponsored by the Columbia Triathlon Association.

Sail Regatta and Junior Sail Regatta, July 14-16, Cambridge Yacht Club, (410) 228-2141, $20 per boat, spectators free.

Cambridge Classic Powerboat Regetta, July 21-23, Hambrooks Bay, Great Marsh Park, (410) 228-0211, spectators free.

Chesapeake Bay Log-Canoe Races, Aug. 12-13, Choptank River, Cambridge. Cheer 'em on as they race on down the river.

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