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Hours of Operation: Monday through Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Our email is, and our phone number is 410-228-7953.
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Current Events




Dr. Clara Small Presentation

Listen to Delmarva historian and retired professor Dr. Clara Small talk about African Americans in the Civil War from Dorchester County.

2/ 23

Carole and Jeffery Boston Weatherford Book Presentation

Listen to the Weatherfords discuss their new book, Kin: Rooted in Hope. A great opportunity for audiences of all ages!


SDFM Presentation

Listen to Dave Williams share a presentation on Pirates and Privateers on the Chesapeake! Dave has given other talks for the South Dorchester Folk Museum before, and this topic is sure to be of interest!


Heritage Tea

If you are looking to have a unique and memorable experience on our historic campus, we recommend joining us for one of our Heritage Teas!

For more information, check out our brochure here!

Library List

We have an extensive library within our museum. 

To see the list of reading material for yourself, click here.

Our Campus

Learn about the base of operations for the Dorchester County Historical Society.

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Local History

Discover the history of Dorchester County and the people who have lived here.

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Get involved with the Dorchester County Historical Society in your own way.


About Us

Learn more about the history of the Dorchester County Historical Society and the work we do today.


Come visit our campus!


Learn more about how we share our historical knowledge.

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