The town of Cecilton owes its existence to Augustine Herman, an immigrant to America in 1633 and some-time friend and ally of New Amsterdam Governor Peter Stuyvesant. He was the builder and first Lord of Bohemia Manor* in Cecil County, founder of a long line of distinguished descendants, and subject of heroic legend. Herman made several attempts to establish a town named for his friend Cecilius Calvert in lower Cecil County, but, uncharacteristically, he was not successful. Several generations later, a descendant again took up the task and founded a town that survived. That was Cecilton, incorporated in 1864. -read more-
The Town of Cecilton is a quiet community settled at the crossroads to the Chesapeake. It is located in Cecil County and is approximately 20 miles south of Elkton, Maryland, and 15 min. west of Middletown, DE. Click on our map to see our exact location.