James E. Kirwan Museum (1889)

James E. Kirwan Museum (1889)

641 Dominion Road, Chester

Open 1st Saturdays of the month May – October; 1-4pm or by appointment and for special events

One of Queen Anne’s County oldest most outstanding businessmen, former Maryland State Senator (1898, 1904) boat captain and farmer.  He is most notable for successfully leading a nearly 500 local man march to Washington to protest Kent Island becoming a government proving ground (which alternatively located in Aberdeen). His home once served as a conduit for lumber, coal and a general store. Experience the atmosphere of a country store from the 1800’s and Senator Kirwan family air looms.

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