Near and around Cambridge Harbor there are various destinations focused on preserving and honoring the legacy of Harriet Tubman. Born into the chains of slavery in Dorchester County in 1822, made her escape north in 1849. Over a dozen times Tubman risked her life to lead enslaved friends and family to freedom as a conductor of the Underground Railroad.
In keeping with its promises to the community, CWDI has arranged for bricks salvaged from the Dorchester General Hospital to be available as mementos to those interested in having one as a keepsake.
With much rejoice from the Cambridge Community, the Cambridge-Maryland Hospital first opened its doors on November 17, 1904. It sat on the shores of the Choptank River adjacent to the Rose Hill community, where our site sits today.
On September 1, 2022 Cambridge Waterfront Development, Inc. (CWDI) received the final Permit needed to begin demolition on the Cambridge Harbor site.
On July 15, 2022 Cambridge Waterfront Development, Inc. (CWDI) released a Request for Expressions of Interest for its Cambridge Harbor Development.
Cambridge’s industry grew rapidly following the Civil War. A charter was granted to the Cambridge Harbor Internal Navigation and Wharf Company to cover the costs, around $7,500, to move the riverbed with mud machines.
On June 7, 2022 Cambridge Waterfront Development, Inc. (CWDI) presented an updated site plan for Cambridge Harbor and a project status update to the City, of Cambridge Planning Commission. The updated Cambridge Harbor site plan is the result of the latest round of public comments.
Deep within the bowels of the National Museum of American History, in a hermetically sealed container, lie Federal Reserve notes from the 1800s and early 1900s. Why are we talking about this?
In early 2021 Cambridge Waterfront Development Inc. (CWDI) selected a diverse group of locals to be a part of a Community Advisory Committee tasked with spearheading the naming and branding of the future waterfront project.