Heritage Committee

Old Wallville School
Wallville 1994
Wallville Marker
Wallville Reconstructed


The Committee acts as an advisory body to the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) by identifying ways to increase public awareness of Calvert County's rich historical and cultural heritage and promotes the diversity of the historical and cultural resources of Calvert County.


There shall be 11 members appointed by the BOCC, including a representative of the BOCC and one advisory member (no voting privileges). The term of each member shall be three years.


  • Harry Wedewer, Chair 
  • Alicia Abresh 
  • Andrew Clark
  • Esther Rimer
  • Patricia Melville 

Open Meetings

  • 5 p.m.
  • Third Thursday of every other month
  • Meetings are held via teleconference, email Summer Roen for more information.

Open Meeting Statement

The Heritage Committee complies with the Open Meetings Act - agendas and minutes for our monthly meetings available on the Agenda and Minutes.

Annual Report

Previous Reports


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Heritage Committee Photography Contest Winners for 2023

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 2023. Congratulations to these students on their fine work!

Elementary School Division Winners

First Place Winner

Kline, Sydney - First Place - Grade 5 - Brownies Beach

Photo by Sydney Kline
Beach Elementary School

Middle School Division Winners

First Place Winner

Zang, Auden - Grade 6 - First Place - Chesapeake Beach Railway

Chesapeake Beach Railway

Photo by Auden Zang
Windy Hill Middle School

Second Place Winner

Ward, Aidan - Grade 6 - 2nd Place - Drum Point Lighthouse

Photo by Aidan Tucker Ward
Plum Point Middle School

Third Place Winner

Fernandez, Zyler - Grade 6 - 3rd Place - Chesapeake Beach Railway

Photo by Zyler Fernandez
Windy Hill Middle School