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By R. Jerry Keiser,Patricia O. Horsey,William A. (Pat) Biddle

Chestertown, the seat of Kent County on Maryland's jap Shore, is found at the Chester River. as soon as a middle of alternate with nice Britain and the West Indies, the city based in 1706 now boasts grand homes equipped by means of prosperous retailers. the city can also be domestic to Washington
College, which was once based in 1782 with the aid of George Washington, making it the 10th-oldest collage within the nation. Chestertown citizens, happy with their historical past, carry their very own tea social gathering social gathering every year in remembrance of the 1774 voters who boarded the brigantine William Geddes and tossed its shipment overboard to protest the British tea tax. This quantity is intended to be its personal occasion of Chestertown and Kent County's wealthy history.

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