PRESS RELEASE: Comptroller to Visit Historic Rock Hall
Posted by James Ott Jr on 17th April 2017

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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

CONTACT:   Barbara Sauers, 410-260-7438 (office), 410-212-9414 (cell)