James E. Kirwan Museum

James E. Kirwan Museum

641 Dominion Road, Chester

Home to former Maryland State Senator (1900-1908), boat captain, and farmer, James E. Kirwan.

The Kirwan home and adjacent Kirwan Store, once served as a conduit for lumber and coal that was unloaded from boats at Kirwan’s Creek on which the house is located.

Visit this historic property and experience the atmosphere of a country store from the 1800’s, and Kirwan family air looms.

Open the 1st Saturday of the month May – October; 12pm-4pm or by appointment.


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