An Outdoor Museum of History and Archaeology
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March to June: Tuesday - Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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Historic St. Mary's City is one of the premier historic sites in America, a museum of living history and archaeology telling diverse stories on the site of Maryland’s first capital in beautiful, tidewater Southern Maryland.
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Discovering a Coffee House Identifying the purpose of long vanished buildings is one of the challenges confronting archaeologists. The form and construction of a building...Read More
Who was the first person we would call a scientist in Maryland? The answer is a little known person named Arthur Storer. A talented astronomer,...Read More
Back in late 2014, I received a phone call from a retired school teacher in Mexico City named Tobyanne Berenberg. Her mother was Fredericka Martin...Read More
We sometimes metaphorically speak of following in our ancestor’s footsteps, but can we find their actual footsteps? That is a question I have long pondered...Read More
Rent is a part of life. Some of us pay monthly rent for a place to live. But land owners also pay a “rent” in...Read More
If you ask historians what are the most important sources of information about early Maryland, what would they say? First on the list would undoubtedly...Read More
Governor Larry Hogan today announced that state government agencies and offices will be closed on Friday, June 18, 2021 in observance of Juneteenth National Independence Day. As a state agency, Historic St. Mary's city will be CLOSED tomorrow, Friday, June 18 in observance of Juneteenth. You can read the full proclamation here.