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Summer in the City Program (subject to change)

July 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Due to a sustained heat index of 100°+, outdoor exhibits will close at 2:00 p.m. today, July 18.  Outdoor staff will be relocated to the St. John’s Site Museum and the Visitor Center, to answer questions for the public until 4:00 p.m., our normal closing time.

 

$10 adult; $9 senior; $6 youth; free to ages 5 and younger, and to Friends members

 

11:30 a.m.  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)

11:30 a.m.  How did the colonists go shopping in 17th-century Maryland?  The answer is…by appointment only.  Come to Town Center and learn how Mark Cordea sold goods to his fellow colonists, and how he added without a modern calculator.  Don’t worry, it all adds up.  (approximately 20 minutes)

11:30 a.m.  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)

11:30 a.m.  How would you prepare your food and drink without a refrigerator, stove, or microwave?  Meet a member of the plantation household and learn how food was prepared over 300 years ago.  (approximately 30 minutes)

12:30 p.m.  How did the colonists go shopping in 17th-century Maryland?  The answer is…by appointment only.  Come to Town Center and learn how Mark Cordea sold goods to his fellow colonists, and how he added without a modern calculator.  Don’t worry, it all adds up.  (approximately 20 minutes)

12:30 p.m.  Learn about the construction methods and materials – including brains – utilized by the Woodland Indians in the creation of clothing from creatures.  (approximately 30 minutes)

12:30 p.m.  No GPS?  No problem.  Come get a primer in how sailors used the technology of the time to accurately determine where they were, and how to get where they were going.  You might be surprised.  (approximately 20 minutes)

12:30 p.m.  Many people wonder about the day to day lives of the Maryland colonist.  Join a member of the Godiah Spray Tobacco Plantation staff as they take you around the recreated 17th-century houses, work areas, and garden.  They can show you how they really did it, and maybe made a profit in the bargain.  (approximately 30 minutes)

1:30 p.m.  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)

1:30 p.m.  How did the colonists go shopping in 17th-century Maryland?  The answer is…by appointment only.  Come to Town Center and learn how Mark Cordea sold goods to his fellow colonists, and how he added without a modern calculator.  Don’t worry, it all adds up.  (approximately 20 minutes)

1:30 p.m.  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)

1:30 p.m.  How would you prepare your food and drink without a refrigerator, stove, or microwave?  Meet a member of the plantation household and learn how food was prepared over 300 years ago.  (approximately 30 minutes)

2:30 p.m.  How did the colonists go shopping in 17th-century Maryland?  The answer is…by appointment only.  Come to Town Center and learn how Mark Cordea sold goods to his fellow colonists, and how he added without a modern calculator.  Don’t worry, it all adds up.  (approximately 20 minutes)

2:30 p.m.  Learn about the construction methods and materials – including brains – utilized by the Woodland Indians in the creation of clothing from creatures.  (approximately 30 minutes)

2:30 p.m.  No GPS?  No problem.  Come get a primer in how sailors used the technology of the time to accurately determine where they were, and how to get where they were going.  You might be surprised.  (approximately 20 minutes)

2:30 p.m.  Many people wonder about the day to day lives of the Maryland colonist.  Join a member of the Godiah Spray Tobacco Plantation staff as they take you around the recreated 17th-century houses, work areas, and garden.  They can show you how they really did it, and maybe made a profit in the bargain.  (approximately 30 minutes)

Details

Date:
July 18
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Venue

Historic St. Mary’s City
18751 Hogaboom Lane
St. Mary's City, MD 20686 United States
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Phone:
(240) 895-4990