Hearth & Home

November 24, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Historic St. Mary's City
18751 Hogaboom Ln
St Marys City, MD 20686
$10 adult; $9 senior; $6 youth; free to ages 5 and younger, and to Friends members
Visitor Center
(240) 895-4990

Explore 17th-century foodways, and celebrate the end of the growing season. Discover what it took to weather the winter before refrigerators, electric stoves, and grocery stores.

Bring a canned good for the Southern Maryland Food Bank and save $1 on admission.

1:00 p.m.  Guilty or innocent?  John Salter is accused of pig thievery and spreading false rumors against Sara Peacock.  (duration: approximately 20 minutes)

Ongoing  Come see how the Yaocomaco people prepared their food for storage and travel. 

Ongoing  Come to the Waterfront and witness how sailors made pine tar to preserve wood and lines, and salted meat for a journey across the sea.

Ongoing  Come to Smith’s Ordinary and find out that life was sweet if one could afford to take advantage of the importation of citrus and sugar.

Ongoing   Come see 17th-century hearth cooking at the Plantation and learn some of the easiest ways the colonists pickled vegetables and formed cheese.