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Sizzlin Summer Calendar

Kent County

Posted 5/24/2000

INFORMATION

Kent County Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center, 100 N. Cross St., Chestertown, (410) 778-0416.

ATTRACTIONS

Chesapeake Farms, 7319 Remington Drive, (410) 778-8400. Take a self-guided driving tour through this 3,000-acre wildlife and agricultural area.

Emmanual Episcopal Church, Chestertown, (410) 778-3477. Built in 1768 and noted for its Tiffany window and Harrison and Harrison tracker organ, this church was the site of the 1780 convention that first adopted the name "Protestant Episcopal Church."

Geddes-Piper House, 101 Church Alley, Chestertown, (410) 778-3499. Tours are available of this 18th-century home.

Washington College, 300 Washington Ave., Chestertown, (410) 778-2800. The nation's 10th-oldest chartered college, Washington was founded in 1782 with the help of its famous namesake.

EVENTS

Rock Hall July Fourth Parade, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Main Street, Rock Hall, (410) 778-0416. A day-long celebration in this waterman's town, the parade is accompanied by food, music, a horseshoe tournament, and turtle races.

Party on the Bay, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 19, the bulkhead, Rock Hall, (410) 778-0416. Celebrate Chesapeake Bay heritage with exhibits, crafts, food, and drink.

GETAWAYS

April Inn, 407 Campus Ave., Chestertown, (410) 778-5540.

Brampton Bed and Breakfast, 25227 Chestertown Road, Chestertown, (410) 778-1860.

Duck Neck Campground, 500 Double Creek Point Road, Chestertown, (410) 778-3070.

Great Oak Manor, 10568 Cliff Road, Chestertown, (410) 778-5943.

Hill's Inn, 114 Washington Ave., Chestertown, (410) 778-1926.

Parker House, 108 Spring Ave., Chestertown, (410) 778-9041.

White Swan Tavern, 231 High St., Chestertown, (410) 778-2300.

Widow's Walk Inn Bed and Breakfast, 402 High St., Chestertown, (410) 778-6455.

SPORTS & RECREATION

Betterton Beach, Betterton, (410) 778-1948. This 3.2-acre park on the Chesapeake Bay includes a sandy beach.

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