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hurlock-md.gov — Sixty-six cents was all it took to purchase about one acre of land upon which the first significant building in the Hurlock area was built. The Washington Chapel was constructed in a grove of trees adjacent to the current town limits.   Hurlock was incorporated in 1892 and is the second largest m…
1363 days ago · 0 comments · From Chamber Admin
Dorchester Chamber of Commerce
en.wikipedia.org — Some six or seven miles southwest of Cambridge is located a small hamlet called Church Creek. Church Creek is a very old town, tracing its heritage to nearby Old Trinity Church circa 1675, the oldest Episcopal Church in continuous use in the United States. It was so named because the village was est…
1978 days ago · 0 comments · From Chamber Admin
Dorchester Chamber of Commerce
en.wikipedia.org — Secretary began in the time of the proprietary governorships of Maryland in 1661 and was not incorporated as a municipality until 1900. Secretary is named for Henry Sewall, secretary to the third Lord Baltimore and was Lady Jane’s first husband. Following her first husband’s death, Lady Jane went on…
1978 days ago · 0 comments · From Chamber Admin
Dorchester Chamber of Commerce
americantowns.com —   Linkwood and Salem are small agricultural communities that date back to the late 1600s. These villages centered around an American Indian trail and chapel.
1978 days ago · 0 comments · From Chamber Admin
Dorchester Chamber of Commerce
en.wikipedia.org — Galestown, the northernmost town in Dorchester County near the Delaware line, was named for one of the town’s first citizens, Dr. George Gale. Galestown is a pleasant community settled along a creek and around a mill pond. Among the earliest establishments in Galestown was a gristmill on the site of…
1978 days ago · 0 comments · From Chamber Admin
Dorchester Chamber of Commerce
en.wikipedia.org — Eldorado is a small community of three incorporated towns. Eldorado can be reached by crossing the picturesque Marshyhope Creek Bridge. The road that serves the village is marked Puckum Road which has the motto, “You can’t get there from here”. In Rivers of the Eastern Shore by Hulbert Footner, the …
1978 days ago · 0 comments · From Chamber Admin
Dorchester Chamber of Commerce
en.wikipedia.org — Brookview has the distinction of being the smallest municipality in the state, possibly in the nation. This distinction dates back to the 1950s, when numerous small towns were incorporated to take advantage of federal funding no longer available. It is located on the banks of Marshyhope Creek, the p…
1978 days ago · 0 comments · From Chamber Admin
Dorchester Chamber of Commerce


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