Queen Anne’s County Historical Society Announces Annual House Tour

The Queen Anne’s County Historical Society in Queen Anne’s County Maryland announces the Yuletide Tour of Historic Queenstown on Saturday December 6, 2008 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (rain or shine).

The tour includes seventeen historical sites, including the Queenstown Town Hall, Colonial Courthouse, White Squirrel Gallery, Queenstown Bed and Breakfast, two historic churches and a dozen private homes from colonial, Victorian and modern times.

The tour includes Bowlingly, a waterfront brick estate patented by Lord Baltimore in 1658 and built in 1733; Bowlingly survived a British naval attack during the War of 1812.

Special events taking place the day of the house tour include lunch at St. Luke’s Church from 11:30-2, and a special performance by the colonial-inspired Singers Madrigale from 12-2 at Bowlingly.

Tickets are $20 ($18 for Historical Society members) and may be bought in advance online at qachistory.org or on the day of the tour at Queenstown Town Hall, Queenstown Bank or the Queen Anne’s County Arts Council Heck With the Malls event in Centreville.

Contact: qachistorical@verizon.net. or call 410-758-3010.