Lectures are Free and Open to the Public
Historic St. Mary’s City (HSMC) will host their annual Maryland Archeology Month lectures on Thursday, April 18. The evening will be filled with presentations from members of Historic St. Mary’s City Research and Collections Department. Topics and speakers of the evening will include: A Search for the Fort at St. Mary’s City: Results of a Geophysical Survey at Historic St. Mary’s City, Dr. Travis Parno; Recent Explorations in St. Mary’s City: The Archaeology for Sidewalks, Ruth J. Mitchell; Property Gone to the Enemy: St. Mary’s City in the War of 1812, Silas Hurry; and Finding the Long Vanished Homes of the Enslaved Workers on the John Mackall Plantation, Dr. Henry Miller. The evening lectures will be held inside the Visitor Center Auditorium, 18751 Hogaboom Lane, St. Mary’s City, MD 20686. All lectures are free and open to the public.
Historic St. Mary’s City is a museum of living history and archaeology on the site of Maryland’s first capital in beautiful, tidewater Southern Maryland. For more information about the museum, contact the Visitor Center at 240-895-4990, 800-SMC-1634, firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit our website at HSMCdigsHistory.org.