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

August 13, 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

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.  All’s Wool That Ends Wool  From carding and knitting, to spinning and sewing, come experience for yourself some of the many ways colonists could have produced clothes and other textile items.  (approximately 20 minutes)

1:30 p.m.  What Not To Do When Pirates Attack  In case of attack by pirates, follow these rules:  1) Whatever you do…don’t make them angry.  2) Refer to rule #1.  Come down to the ship and learn what the cannons are really used for.  Don’t forget to cover your ears!  (approximately 30 minutes)

2:30 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)