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We are sad to inform you all that our administrator, Mitch Anderson, has passed away. We miss him greatly already, and we hope you'll take a moment to read about him in the post below.

Additionally, our current hours of operation and research appointments have changed.

Our updated hours are Wednesday through Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.! We are closed Sundays, Mondays, and Tuesdays.

you would like to visit us for researching purposes, we ask that you call or email us ahead of time to schedule an appointment, though email is preferred! Please give us at least 24 hours to receive your message, respond, and confirm.

Our email is, and our phone number is 410-228-7953. If you do not receive a message back shortly by calling the previous number, an alternate number to call is 410-463-0564. 

Heritage Tea

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

For more information, check out our brochure here!

Library List

We have an extensive library on the Heritage Museums & Gardens campus. 

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.



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

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About Us

Learn more about the history of the Dorchester County Historical Society and its work at the Heritage Museums and Gardens of Dorchester.

Upcoming Events

Learn more about in-person gatherings.


Learn more about how we share our historical knowledge.

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