Summer in the City: Friday Program (subject to change)

When:
August 11, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
2017-08-11T10:00:00-04:00
2017-08-11T16:00:00-04:00
Where:
Historic St. Mary's City
18751 Hogaboom Ln
St Marys City, MD 20686
USA
Cost:
$10 adult; $9 senior; $6 youth; free to ages 5 and younger, and to Friends members
Contact:
Visitor Center
(240) 895-4990

11:30 a.m.  Airing Dirty Laundry:  A Wagging of Tongues  Come chat with members of the Plantation household, as they show how expertly they can clean their clothes and – at the same time – share their “dirty laundry” with anyone who is interested.  Both lye and lies are involved.

12:30 p.m.  Do You Have Time To Quill?  Writing was a rare skill in 17th-century Maryland.  Come experience what only a select few knew how to do.  See how to create a quill pen, so that you can write in a colonial manner.  (approximately 30 minutes)

1:30 p.m.  Salute, Signal, and Defend  Learn how and why the crew of the Maryland Dove uses the ship’s cannons, and why the cannons are called murtherers.  Don’t forget to cover your ears.  (approximately 30 minutes)

2:30 p.m.  Airing Dirty Laundry:  A Wagging of Tongues  Come chat with members of the Plantation household, as they show how expertly they can clean their clothes and – at the same time – share their “dirty laundry” with anyone who is interested.  Both lye and lies are involved.