Brome Quarter receives “Community Choice Award”
One of Historic St. Mary’s City’s exhibits, the Brome Quarter, has received a 2019 Community Choice award from Preservation Maryland for utilizing “the unique structure of the Brome Slave Cabin, a duplex slave cabin, to interpret the experience of enslaved people before and after the Civil War.”
According to the Preservation Maryland website, “Each year during Preservation Month in May, Preservation Maryland recognizes the people, projects, and places that exemplify and advance our statewide movement” at the Best of Maryland awards. The Best of Maryland awards will be held on May 16, 2019 from 7:30 – 9:30 pm at historic Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Boulevard, Glen Echo, MD 20812. Tickets are $25 – $55. Those interested in attending may visit the Preservation Maryland website, www.preservationmaryland.org/programs/awards.
The Brome Quarter is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, and can be found at 18281 Rosecroft Road, St. Mary’s City, MD 20686.