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Starr Center Begins Planning Public Artwork


A $10,000 grant from Maryland State Arts Council will enable public engagement planning process for artwork commemorating African American history in the Chesapeake Tidewater region to be constructed in Chestertown.

The Maryland flag flies off the front of Chestertown Town Hall

Student Recommendations Impact Local Legislative Agenda


At the request of Town Council and Chestertown Mayor, students researched ways to increase civic engagement at the local level. Several recommendations were later proposed by the Mayor for the Council to consider implementing.

Washington College President Sosulski and colleagues walk in the annual Chestertown Tea Party Festival parade.

Historical Revelations at Tea Party


Washington College celebrates with all of Chestertown at the annual Tea Party Festival, and Starr Center research adds detail to its history.