Small Towns
The uniqueness of Talbot County belongs to its small towns and their treasury of history, heritage, culture and architecture. Charming historic downtown areas are compact and brillantly filled with a phenomenal assortment of fine art galleries, antiques, museums, theatres, and boutiques - all within an easy stroll. Romantic restaurants and small inns complement the serenity and natural beauty of these very special places and endless experiences. Isn't it time to escape to Talbot County and explore these extraordinary small towns of St. Michaels, Easton, Oxford, Wye Mills and Tilghman Island?

Here the arts are alive and well! Theatre, museums, art galleries, antiques, and festivals. From fine dining to gallery walks, Easton is filled with charm and history. Rated among the Top Ten Best Small Towns in America and one of the Top 100 Small Arts Communities in America.
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If you are familiar with James Michener's "Chesapeake", you may already distinguish Oxford as a destination filled with beauty and land that is irrevocably linked to water and portentous history.
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The Heart and Soul of the Chesapeake Bay, St. Michaels is a picture-perfect historic waterfront town, filled with an eclectic selection of shops and award winning restaurants, accommodations and attractions.
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Experience a small piece of paradise in the agreeable latitudes of Maryland's Eastern Shore. Tilghman Island. Unspoiled. Authentic. Sprinkled with unexpected pleasures. All with an attitude that's noticeably...relaxed.
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19th Century Charm - 21st Century Progress. Population 1146
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Historic African-American Community settled by ex-slaves and free blacks. Many were in the Union Army in the Civil War. The Village's name honors local soldiers. Unionville grew after the war to nearly 40 buildings with a church and a school. In the Cemetery are 18 Black soldiers who fought for the union 1863-66.
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One of the oldest towns in Maryland - Wye Mills is filled with historic gems - The Old Wye Grist Mill and Museum, the Wye Church and Little Red Schoolhouse - just 15 miles from the Bay Bridge on Route 662. In June 2002, the Wye Oak State Park lost its famous 460 year old Wye Oak Tree during a wind storm. Seedlings were planted at Mount Vernon and the Wye Oak State Park prior to its fall.
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