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Saturday, August 14: Ice Cream Social in memory of Helen Fletcher
Monday, August 16: Membership Meeting with guest speaker Don Parks
Topic: Shipping and Boating on the Choptank River
Monday, September 20: Membership Meeting with guest speaker Gene Harris
Topic: Finding Charles Dickenson's Grave
Monday, October 18: Membershp Meeting, speaker TBD
CASH BINGO RETURNS SUNDAY, OCTOBER 24th!
PHS Haunted Porch October 31st
Monday, November 15: Membership Meeting with guest speaker Keith Shaffer
Topic: The Murder of Sallie Dean
Saturday, December 4: Annual Christmas Open House
See Events Page for More Details
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Welcome to the Preston Historical Society!
Welcome to our website! It contains information pertaining to the Preston Historical Society (PHS), an organization dedicated to serving as a doorway to the past of the town of Preston, Maryland as well as to the neighboring communities of Linchester, Harmony, Choptank, Jonestown, Bethlehem and Tanyard, all areas that fall in the 21655 and 21609 zip codes. Browse this site to read about the history of this organization, to see photos that are part of the PHS collection, to stay up to date on our our upcoming meetings and events, learn how to join PHS, how to support PHS through monetary donations, and how to help expand the collection of the PHS by loaning or donating items to the PHS museum. For more information on PHS feel free to contact us via email on our Contact Us page, or by contacting the individuals listed on the page directly.
PHS is located at 167 Main Street in Preston, near the intersection of Main Street and Harmony Road. If traveling on Main Street, turn onto Harmony Road; our parking lot and entrance is on the right, just behind Mike's Corner Store. If traveling from Harmony Road, our parking lot and entrance is on the left, just past Car-O-Lin Court.
Our Mission Statement
Preston Historical Society is a non-profit 501(c)3 community based organization dedicated to preserving and displaying to the public the history of the people, places and events of the area known as Preston (originally known as Snow Hill) on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. The Society's goal is to promote our great heritage though historical research, education, and events.