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working farm lands not yet turned into housing developments. More interesting sights along the drive included several pastures of brown, dappled and camel-colored horses and fields of grape vines at Cassinelli Winery (a future trip?). Traveling past the town of Church Hill, we noticed more farm fields backing up to forests of varying palettes of green. And before we knew it we were on the bridge leading into Chestertown, with its historic, three-story brick mansions lining the Chester River. Visualize making a big loop, heading north through Chestertown and then going completely south for 12 miles to the waterman’s town of Rock Hall. Lastly, travel on Route

Located in Kent County on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, Eastern Neck Island rests between the Chesapeake Bay and the Chester River. If you look at it on a map, it appears to be more easily accessed from the water from either the Western or Eastern Shore of the Bay than by land. To reach the island by land you must travel up Route 213 North toward Chestertown, through the quaint town of Centreville, the county seat of Queen Anne’s County, with its attractive shops and cafes. As you head toward Chestertown there are more farm fields, this time of wheat and soy. It is so good to see

Entrance to the Eastern Neck National Wildlife Refuge. 62

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