Saturday in the City Program (subject to change)

July 7, 2018 @ 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.  How did the natives build and repair their houses and shelters?  Witness and learn about the construction methods and materials utilized by the first occupants of this land.  Maybe you can lend a hand.  (approximately 30 minutes)

12:30 p.m.  Discover what friskets, coffins, carriages, garters, gallows, and the devil’s tail have to do with printing and St. Mary’s City.  You might be impressed(approximately 30 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)

2:30 p.m.  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)