Historic Sites

Take a trip to the past, and relive the historic culture found within Queen Anne’s County while visiting nearly twenty well preserved historic sites! Get a true feel for what life back in the early days was like. History is plentiful in the over three-hundred-year-old county.

Kent Island, the largest island on the Bay, is located at the eastern terminus of The Chesapeake Bay Bridge. Home to the first English settlement (Kent Fort Manor, settled by William Claiborne in 1631) within Maryland, and the country’s third settlement after Jamestown and Plymouth Rock.

Explore our History & Heritage!