Introduction to Cambridge, Maryland
Located in Dorchester county, Cambridge, Maryland, is 45 miles SE of Bowie, Maryland (center to center) and 55 miles SE of Washington, District of Columbia. As of the year 2000 census, 10,911 people live in Cambridge.
The city of Cambridge was founded in 1684. It is one of the oldest communities in Maryland. Cambridge was incorporated as a city in 1793. The present-day territory of Cambridge was originally a part of the Choptank Indian Reservation. Cambridge is known as the Queen City on the Eastern Shore. It played a key role in Civil Rights Movement. As of now, Cambridge holds a seat on Dorchester county.
Cambridge and nearby Attractions
- Brannock Maritime Museum
- Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge
- Cambridge Country Club
- Calvert Cliffs State Park
- Dorchester Arts Center
Things To Do In Cambridge
The Dorchester Arts Center, the Brannock Maritime Museum, Dorchester Heritage Museum, and Harriet Tubman Museum are in the city. Spocott Windmill and the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge are in the region. The Calvert Cliffs State Park, situated on Chesapeake Bay, provides recreational facilities such as fishing and trailing. The only golf course in the city is the Cambridge Country Club.
Salisbury-Ocean City Wicomico Regional Airport is nearby.
Cambridge Higher Education
Higher education is available at Salisbury State University, University of Maryland-Eastern Shore, and Anne Arundel Community College.