Events scheduled for 2020

Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening Celebration of Hall’s Store
Join us for the ribbon cutting and grand opening of our new venue – Hall’s Store Visitor’s and Education Center – on Thursday, June 4, from 5:00 to 7:00. Join other members, Delaware dignitaries, and costumed guides as we celebrate the opening of our new building. We are acknowledging our donors, thanking our members, and welcoming anyone who wants to learn about the local history of Baltimore Hundred. Cocktails and appetizers will be served.

Coastal Towns Chicken Festival – Saturday, June 20, 2020 – Noon-5:30 – John T. West Park in Ocean View – The Coastal Towns Historic Village and the Town of Ocean View is planning a county-wide event reminiscent of the Delmarva Chicken Festival, a celebration of “everything chicken.” Our historic village has an exact replica of Cecile Steele’s first chicken house and all of the village buildings will be open for  tours.! There will be food (chicken!), games, music, prizes for special chicken related events, educational displays, and industry giveaways. Any questions or suggestions should email

The Coastal Towns Historic Village will be open each Wednesdays from 1:00 to 3:00 from May 27 through August 26. If you or your group would like to visit another time, contact Barbara at 302-593-8814 to arrange a date and time.

The annual Historical House Tour will be October 10, 2020 and will take place in Bethany Beach. More information will be available in the summer, but mark your calendars now!