In visit to the “Pearl of the Chesapeake,” Franchot to present proclamation to fire company, tour downtown businesses and join roundtable discussion with Mayor and Council
WHO: Comptroller Peter Franchot
WHAT: Comptroller Franchot will begin a visit Wednesday to the historic maritime community of Rock Hall in Kent County by presenting a proclamation the Rock Hall Volunteer Fire Company, which is marking its 90th anniversary this year.
The Comptroller then will board a tram to the Rock Hall waterfront and stop by three local businesses: Java Rock, The Hickory Stick and Bayside Foods. At noon, he will join a casual luncheon with Mayor Brian Jones and members of the town council to discuss ongoing projects.
Rock Hall, a small waterside community of 1,300 people, was established in 1707 and incorporated in 1908. The town has a rich history in commercial fishing and seafood processing, and it was visited by both George Washington and James Madison.
WHEN: Wednesday, April 19, 2017
WHERE: 11 a.m. 11:15 a.m.
Rock Hall VFD Rock Hall Walking Tour
21500 Rock Hall Ave. Starting Point at Rock Hall Waterfront
Rock Hall, MD 21661 Rock Hall, MD 21661
Roundtable Luncheon with Mayor and Council, 5585 Main St., Rock Hall, MD 21661