Calvert County Heritage Committee

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.


  • 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

Photo Competition

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

Wyatt Rickwood_1st_Place (Large).jpgChrist Church Port Republic

Photo by Wyatt D. Rickwood

Grade 7
Calvert Middle School

Second Place Winner

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Calvert Cliffs

Photo by
Bella White

Grade 6
Windy Hill Middle School

Third Place Winner

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Old Wallville School

Photo by Trevin Sauls 

Grade 6
Calvert Middle School

Honorable Mention Winners

Chesapeake Beach Railway

Tanner Bruce_HonMention (Large).jpgBridge Support

Photo by Tanner Bruce

Grade 6
Windy Hill Middle School

Kennedy Elise Clifton_HonMention (Large).jpgReplica 18-pounder Cannon, JPPM

Photo by Kennedy Elise Clifton

Grade 7
Calvert Middle School

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McCready Tobacco Barn 

Photo by Chase B. Fouveaux

Grade 7
Calvert Middle School

Mackenzie Gorczyca_HonMention (Large).jpgRailroad Car, Chesapeake Beach Railway Museum

Photo by  Mackenzie Gorczyca

Grade 6
Calvert Middle School 

Nathan Williams_HonorableMention (Large).jpg1950s YMCA Cabin, Kings Landing Park

Photo by Nathan Williams

Grade 4
Huntingtown Elementary School 

Senior Citizens Division

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

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The Fallen Tobacco Barn

 Photo by Irving V. Long

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Calvert Marine Museum

Photo by Mattie Hendon