Calvert County Heritage Committee

Overview

The Calvert County Heritage Committee is a group of citizen volunteers committed to education about and promotion of Calvert County history. The members are appointed by the Calvert County Board of County Commissioners. The Heritage Committee helps to support the annual History Fair.

Members

   
Harry Wedewer, Chair  
Leila O. W. Boyer  
Andrew Clark  
Bryce Della  
Fred Dellinger  
Liza Gijanto  
David Hill  
Cecelia Lewis  
Patricia Melville  
Kirsti Uunila  
Jeremy Wier  

Heritage Committee Photography Contest Winners for 2018

Each year the Calvert County Heritage Committee sponsors a photography competition to support awareness of the historical and cultural heritage of Calvert County.  

Below are the winning entries for 2018. Congratulations to these students and senior citizens on their fine work.

Junior Division Winners

First Place Winner

Christ Church Port Republic

Photo by Wyatt D Rickwood
Grade 7
Calvert Middle School

HDC Awards Christ Church Port Republic Photo by Wyatt D Rickwood Grade 7 Calvert Middle School

Second Place Winner

Calvert Cliffs

Photo by Bella White
Grade 6
Windy Hill Middle School

HDC Awards Calvert Cliffs Photo by Bella White Grade 6 Windy Hill Middle School

Third Place Winner

Old Wallville School

Photo by Trevin Sauls
Grade 6
Calvert Middle School

HDC Awards Old Wallville School Photo by Trevin Sauls Grade 6 Calvert Middle School

Honorable Mention Winners

Chesapeake Beach Railway Bridge Support

Photo by Tanner Bruce
Grade 6
Windy Hill Middle School

HDC Awards Bridge Support Photo by Tanner Bruce Grade 6 Windu Hill Middle School

Replica 18-pounder Cannon, JPPM

Photo by Kennedy Elise Clifton
Grade 7
Calvert Middle School

HDC Awards Replica 18-pounder Cannon, JPPM Photo by Kennedy Elise Clifton Grade 7 Calvert Middle Sch

McCready Tobacco Barn

Photo by Chase B. Fouveaux
Grade 7
Calvert Middle School

HDC Awards McCready Tobacco Barn Photo by Chase B Fouveaux Grade 7 Calvert Middle School

Railroad Car, Chesapeake Beach Railway Museum

Photo by Mackenzie Gorczyca
Grade 6
Calvert Middle School

HDC Awards Railroad Car Chesapeake Beach Railway Museum Photo by Mackenzie Gorczyca

1950 YMCA Cabin, Kings Landing Park

Photo by Nathan Williams
Grade 4
Huntingtown Elementary School

Historic Awards 1950 YMCA Cabin Kings Landing Park Photo by Nathan Williams Grade 4 Huntingtown Elem

Senior Citizen Division

The Heritage Committee welcomes submissions by older citizens of Calvert County.

The Fallen Tobacco Barn

Photo by Irving V. Long

Historic Awards The Fallen Tobacco Barn Photo by Irving V Long

Calvert Marine Museum

Photo by Mattie Hendon

Historic Awards Calvert Marine Museum Photo by Mattie Hendon