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Queen Anne's County

Posted 5/24/2000

INFORMATION

Queen Anne's County Office of Tourism, 425 Piney Narrows Road, Chester, (410) 604-2100.

ATTRACTIONS

Christ Church, 117 E. Main St., Stevensville, (410) 643-5921. Founded in 1631, this church houses the oldest established congregation in the state.

Train Station Museum, 101 Linden St., Suderville, (410) 438-3501. This train station has been preserved as a museum devoted to railroad history.

Wright's Chance, 119 S. Commerce St., Centreville, (410) 604-2100. Early plantation house was restored by the Queen Anne's County Historical Society and features a collection of Chippendale and Hepplewhite furniture along with Canton china.

EVENTS

Crumpton Garden Tour and Auction, Noon-6 p.m. June 4, Route 290 and Third Street, Crumpton, (410) 928-3860, $3. Take a walking tour of this small town on the banks of the Chester River, and pick up some plants and garden implements at the auction.

Wheat Harvest Fair, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. June 24, Wye Grist Mill, Wye Mills, (410) 822-1910. Traditional music along with pottery, paintings, jewelry, and Colonial and Civil War re-enactments.

Peach Festival, Aug. 5, Kent Fort Farm, Stevensville,(410) 643-1650. Pick peaches and blackberries, or take a hay- or pony-cart ride. Also on tap: a petting zoo, arts and crafts, pit beef, and homemade ice cream.

Queen Anne's County Fair, 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Aug. 7-12, 4-H Park and Dulin Clark roads, Centreville, (410) 758-0267, $1. 4-H dairy, beef, swine, sheep, and goat, and horse shows, plus rides and entertainment.

GETAWAYS

Holiday Park Campground, Drapers Mill Road, Greensboro, (410) 482-6797, (800) 992-6691. 192 campsites on 200 acres.

House of Burgess Bed and Breakfast, 7109 Main St., Queenstown, (410) 827-3396.

Irishtown Bed and Breakfast, 511 Pintail Point Farm Lane, Queenstown, (410) 827-7029.

Kent Manor Inn, 500 Kent Manor Road, Stevensville, (410) 643-5757.

Lands End Manor on the Bay, 232 Prospect Bay Drive, Grasonville, (410) 827-6284.

River Inn Bed and Breakfast at Rolph's Wharf, 1008 Ralph's Wharf Road, Chestertown, (410) 778-6347.

Rose Tree Bed and Breakfast, 116 S. Commerce St., Centreville, (410) 758-3991.

Stillwater Inn Bed and Breakfast, 7109 Second Ave., Queenstown, (410) 827-9362.

SPORTS & RECREATION

Conquest Beach, near Centreville, (410) 758-0835, (410) 778-4430. The scenic Chester River provides a beautiful background at this park, which offers two picnic areas (with grills), a ball field, and a volleyball court.

Queenstown Harbor Golf Links, 310 Links Lane, (410) 827-6611, (800) 827-5257. Take in views of the Chester River as you try to get that little white ball in those little holes--all 36 of them.

Tuckahoe State Park, Queen Anne, (410) 820-1668. Several miles of marked trails, a two-mile physical-fitness course, and picnic and camping areas can be found in this state park.

Kent Island Cup Maryland Outrigger Challenge, 1 p.m. Sept. 2-3, (410) 643-1306. Outrigger canoe teams from many states compete in a variety of challenging races in the waters surrounding the grounds of the Kent Island Yacht Club.

SHOPPING

Chesapeake Village Outlet Center, Queenstown, (410) 827-8699. An outlet shopping mall is an outlet shopping mall is an outlet shopping mall. But there are always good bargains at the Lee store.

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