Snow Hill Highlights

The Purnell Museum is home to over 10,000 pieces that highlight local history, including artwork from the museum's namesake, Julia A. Purnell. Come take a journey through the museum's exhibits to learn the story of Snow Hill and Worcester County on Maryland's Eastern Shore.

For more information click here to view The Purnell Museum Website.

The Nassawango Iron Furnance was started in 1829 near Snow Hill.  The Villiage of Furnace Town developed in support of smelting iron.  Today you may see the village as it was then. 

For more information click here to view the Furnace Town Website.

For more information about the town of Snow Hill click here to view their website.

The scenic Pocomoke River is the setting for the Pocomoke River State Park, Shad Landing, and Milburn Landing areas.   Located within the 15,000 wooded acres of Pocomoke State Forest in the Southwestern section of Worcester County near Show Hill, the park provides a base for a vast array of outdoor and tourist activities. Pocomoke means black water, and there is good fishing in these waters. The river originates in the Great Cypress Swamp in Delaware and flows southwesterly 45 miles to the Chesapeake Bay.
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Snow Hill’s Arts on the River is one of Maryland’s 15 designated Arts & Entertainment Districts created to provide incentives for artists and art enterprises to locate in a revitalizing community. The district provides a concentration of art galleries, artist studios, performing arts and teaching space in the downtown business district.

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Lastly, Snow Hill is the county seat of Worcester County, Maryland's only seaside county.   We are a short drive from the resort town of Ocean City, which has summertime populations of over 300,000, and the Assateague/Chincoteague National Seashore with its famous wild horses.   Here is a link to Worcester County Tourism