Historic Charlestown Maryland


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    Founded in 1742, Charlestown has a variety of recreational amenities, historical attractions, and special activities for people of all ages. Drop on by … step back to a time less hurried […Read More ]

Charlestown Event Calendar


    Please e-mail Town Staff with any questions, comments or events you would like to have added to the event calendar.

  • Charlie’s Poem (5/18/2022) Charlie, the granddaughter of Charlestown residents, Lloyd & Hank Maier, wrote a beautiful poem about Charlestown and gave us permission to share. She framed the poem with driftwood, shells, rocks and glass pieces that she found along our shoreline. We…
  • Town Yard Sale – POSTPONED to Saturday, May 21, 2022 – 9am to 2pm (5/18/2022) The Spring town-wide yard sale will be held on Saturday, May 14th, with a rain date of Saturday, May 21st. Residents who plan to participate can opt to have their information posted here, but it's not required. To submit your…
  • 2022 Events Survey (5/11/2022) To complete the survey, please use the form below or click here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CharlestownEvents2022.
  • Arbor Day 2022 at Avalon Park (5/9/2022) On Friday, April 29th, the Fifth Graders from Charlestown Elementary School helped the Town to plant 100 trees at Avalon Park in celebration of Arbor Day 2022. The trees that were planted are Swamp White Oak, Pin Oak, Bald Cypress…
  • Charlestown Walkable Community Workshop and Planning Study (5/2/2022) The Town of Charlestown is requesting the assistance of Wilmington Area Planning Council (WILMAPCO) and the Maryland State Highway Administration to conduct a Walkable Community Workshop and Planning Study to evaluate sidewalk and crosswalk enhancements along MD 267, from Frederick…
  • River Sweep 2022 (4/29/2022) The annual River Sweep shoreline clean-up event was held on Saturday, April 23rd at the Stone Wharf/Long Point Park, Sandy Beach and Foot Log Park. The clean-up was such a success that we were able to also clean-up Veteran's and Avalon Parks.…
  • Request For Proposal (RFP) (4/28/2022) RFP 2022-01 - Town Hall Addition and Renovation The Town of Charlestown is seeking a qualified professional architect and engineering design consultant for the design of an addition to the Town Hall and a restoration of the existing historic building.…

Town of Charlestown
241 Market Street
P.O. Box 154
Charlestown, MD 21914
(410) 287-6173 Phone
(410) 287-6620 Fax

Office Hours:
M-Th – 7:30 am to 5:00 pm
F – 7:30 am to 4:00 pm

After Hours Water Emergencies:
Robert “Bobby” Straiton
Maintenance Supervisor
443-553-2087 (direct)
410-287-6173, ext. 1

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Charlestown Postal Services
241 Market Street
P.O. Box 999
Charlestown, MD 21914
Phone: 410-287-2560

Window Hours:
M-F – 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Sat. – 8:00am to 12:00pm
Lobby Open 8:00am to 5:15pm
Box mail ready for pick-up by 3:30 M-F
and by 11am on Sat.

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