Exhibit Closure – Maryland Dove

When:
August 5, 2017 all-day
2017-08-05T00:00:00-04:00
2017-08-06T00:00:00-04:00
Where:
Historic St. Mary's City
47414 Old State House Rd
St Marys City, MD 20686
USA
Contact:
Visitor Center
(240) 895-4990

Our maritime exhibit, the Maryland Dove, will be away from port on Saturday, August 5th. She will be anchored in the St. Mary’s River, serving as the committee boat for the Governor’s Cup Yacht Race. The Maryland Dove will be back on exhibit at Historic St. Mary’s City on Sunday, August 6th.

11:30 a.m.  We Can Build A Boat…Canoe?  Visit the Woodland Indian Hamlet to learn how the Yaocomaco people created canoes without metal tools, and how fire could be a most valuable tool. (approximately 20 minutes)

12:30 p.m.  Pressing Matters  Discover what friskets, coffins, carriages, garters, gallows, and the devil’s tail have to do with printing and St. Mary’s City.  You might be impressed(approximately 30 minutes)

1:30 p.m.  Make Ready and Fire  Everyone must know how to fire a musket in 17th-century Maryland.  Join a member of the plantation household, as you learn about the whole lock, stock, and barrel. (approximately 30 minutes)

2:30 p.m.  Pressing Matters  Discover what friskets, coffins, carriages, garters, gallows, and the devil’s tail have to do with printing and St. Mary’s City.  You might be impressed(approximately 30 minutes)

Visit oyster buyboats from the Chesapeake Bay Buyboat Association at the Maryland Dove dock between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.