The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Drives $10 Million in Economic Impact for Talbot County in 2019

August 6th, 2020 |

A recent Rockport Analytics study of the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum found that roughly 40,000 people visited the attraction from outside the local area in 2019. These visitors spent more than $11.6 million in travel-related goods and services during their visit and generated $10.3 million in value added to the Talbot County economy including $8.9M in local wages and $1.7M in state and local tax revenue. The museum’s planned expansion will generate another $7.5M in capital expenditures and $5.8 million in additional economic impact for the state of Maryland. Read More