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May 2011

Found 5 blog entries for May 2011.

Tea Party Boat

Chestertown will be hosting the annual Chestertown Tea Party Festival this weekend, May 27-29.  The festivities include craft vendors and demonstrations, singing, dancing, wine tastings, folks dressed in period costume, and of course plenty of Eastern Shore fare to taste.  The main attraction is the reenactment of the Tea Toss which originally occured in May 1774.  Rowdy Chestertown residents gather at the town center, then make their way down to the Chester River, where they row out to the ships to 'toss the tea'.  Other activities include a colonial parade on Saturday and a Raft Race on Sunday.  Admission is free.  For more information, visit the official website:  Chestertown Tea Party

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Birch Run ExteriorBirch RunWalk to downtown Historic Chestertown...This brick French Provincial Cottage-style home enjoys a quiet, wooded setting in the neighborhood of Mile Tree Village. Just renovated in 2010, the architecturally-designed home offers a comfortable design with attention to detail, including many built-ins.  Furnished with high-end appliances and  fixtures, the gourmet kitchen is a great working space and is open to the Great Room.  The Master Suite is a haven with luxurious features.  The living areas are extended out to the deck and screened porch.  Also offers a 2-car garage.   Offered at $592,000.

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BOAT SLIP INCLUDED WITH PROPERTY

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Panoramic river view property offers a rare opportunity to own a condo with deeded boat slip in Chestertown’s Historic District.  Located on the top floor of an historic building, the 2-BR, 2 Bath condo was renovated in 2005.  Gourmet Kitchen opens onto the porch and stunning views of the Chester River. Landscaped Yard and sitting area. Offered at $595,000.

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The 74th Annual Maryland House & Garden Pilgrimage will include a walking tour of Chestertown in Kent County, Maryland on  Saturday, May 14, from 10am-5pm.  The Maryland House and Garden Pilgrimage (MHGP), a non-profit organization, is dedicated to the preservation and restoration of architecturally significant properties in the State of Maryland. The Pilgrimage has remained constant with this purpose since its formation in 1930.

Chestertown's 4-block walking tour of historic properties and gardens include: Emmanuel Church, c. 1767, The Geddes-Piper House, c. 1784, The Houston House & Garden, N. Queen St, C. 1771, The Nicholson House and Garden, N. Queen St., C. 1788, The Wallis-Wikes House and Garden, High St., c. 1780, The Sarvis House and

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CHESTER RIVER WATERFRONT HOME

Completely Renovated in 1998... This waterfront home on the Eastern Shore offers broad views of the Chester River.  A complete remodel in 2002 included a new kitchen with cherry cabinets and granite countertops, new baths, dock and bulkheading. Throughout the home, the open design takes advantage of the extraordinary waterviews of the Chester River. The Master Suite is a private haven with its own screened porch.  The waterfront is a peaceful setting with mature trees and perfect for rest in a hammock.  Conveniently located just 5 minutes from Historic Chestertown's shops, galleries and dining.  Offered at: $1,450,000.

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