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The J. Millard Tawes Historical Museum


3 Ninth Street

Crisfield, MD 21817


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The Museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
beginning May 7th.

The Tawes Museum (as it is called by the locals) is the central hub for the Crisfield Heritage Foundation. Here visitors will see displays and exhibits that introduce, and further educate one to the heritage of Crisfield and the surrounding areas. The museum presents the story of Chesapeake life, starting with the first humans to inhabit the area over 10,000 years ago to the era of when Crisfield was known as the seafood capital of the world. The museum is a must-see for any visitor to the area. 

Workboats of Tangier Sound Exhibit
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Lem and Steve Ward Exhibit
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