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Dorchester County Celebrates 350 Year Anniversay

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It’s been 350 years since the founding of Dorchester County with the city of Cambridge.

And the county celebrated on Sunday with a day of history and new beginnings for the county.

WBOC reports a number of organizations, societies and reenactors came to the celebration.

Many returned to open up the time capsule from 1969 at its 300th anniversary.

Items retrieved ranged from hand written letters and newspapers to medals and ribbons.

They will be put on display at the County Visitor Center at Sailwinds Park.

The television station reports that official will try to contact those who have personal letters among the contents.

Don Rush is the News Director and Senior Producer of News and Public Affairs at Delmarva Public Media. An award-winning journalist, Don reports major local issues of the day, from sea level rise, to urban development, to the changing demographics of Delmarva.