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Photo Essay: Spotlight on Chesapeake City

Jun 10, 2015 10:31AM ● By J. Chambless

The Bayard House Restaurant features Eastern Shore cuisine, including prize-winning Maryland crab soup.

Chesapeake City is already the top tourist destination in Cecil County, and town officials are simultaneously working on a number of ways to attract more visitors. Part of the initiative is to protect and promote the historic character of the town. Town officials also want to promote Chesapeake City as a destination for recreational activities. The town's picturesque setting also makes it a popular spot for weddings.
M/V Bay Breeze offers a variety of tours and sightseeing cruises, including special events ranging from a day out with the family to corporate outings or wedding rehearsals. The business is owned by Steve Connell and his father, Tom Connell, who encourage all their passengers to bring along a camera to capture images of the memorable experience on the Bay Breeze. For more information about one of the cruises, call 410-885-5500 or visit
Organizations like the local Chamber of Commerce work collaboratively to plan numerous events throughout the year. The summer is filled with activities for residents and visitors to enjoy. For information about upcoming events, visit

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