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See Maryland Dove at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels this July

Maryland Dove will arrive at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum on Thursday, July 6, and can be seen out on the Miles River and dockside through Monday, July 10. Local school groups will be touring the ship, with Dove open for boarding to all CBMM guests from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. July 8 – 10. Free public access will be available on July 8 from 5 – 8:00 pm.

“We are honored to host Maryland Dove,” said CBMM President Kristen Greenaway. “The ship is an important piece of maritime and American history—especially Maryland history—and we hope everyone will visit to experience it for themselves.”

Maryland Dove is a re-creation of the late 17th century trading ship that brought the first settlers to what is now Maryland. Built in a shipyard near Cambridge, Md. in 1978, Dove is owned by the state of Maryland and operated and maintained by the Historic St. Mary’s City Commission. To learn more about Maryland Dove, visit

Regina Faden, executive director at Historic St. Mary’s City, said “We are grateful to CBMM, our partner and host, for helping us share Maryland’s ship with visitors on the Eastern Shore. Not everyone is able to come to St. Mary’s City, so we’re coming to them!”

The tours are free with CBMM admission, which is good for two days and is $15 for adults, $12 for seniors, $6 for children ages 6–17, and free for active military, CBMM members, and children aged 5 and under.

The Hudson River Sloop Clearwater will also be at CBMM on Wednesday, July 5 through Friday, July 7. The tall ship Pride of Baltimore II will be at CBMM Friday, August 11 through August 13, with deck tours offered from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily. For more information, visit or call 410-745-2916.

Maryland Dove Docked