Community Use

Sumner Hall is a beautifully restored building complete with a catering kitchen. It is an ideal venue for family gatherings, meetings, training sessions and musical events.  The ground floor is suitable for a reception or cocktail party. The upstairs room seats 65 people theater-style and can also be configured to comfortably seat 48 people at banquet tables. The upstairs room is outfitted with large screen and projector. The Hall is also wi-fi equipped.

Upon receiving a request, Sumner Hall will email the confirmation of the availability of the space and the proposed rental fee. When accepted by the applicant – as initially proposed or as finally negotiated by Sumner Hall and the applicant – Sumner Hall will email a Rental Contract that reflects the all-inclusive rental fee. The applicant shall sign and return the contract to Sumner Hall. Electronic Signature is acceptable for this agreement.

Please complete the form below and contact us at to learn about holding your event at Sumner Hall.



Ground Floor: $50 per hour
Second Floor: $50 per hour
Entire Building: $100 per hour


Unless otherwise arranged, payment for the rental fee is due when the contract is submitted to Sumner Hall. 

You may pay by a check payable to Sumner Hall, mailed or delivered to Sumner Hall, 206 S. Queen St., Chestertown, MD 21620.

Alternatively, you may pay by credit card by clicking the button below: