Saturday in the City Program (subject to change)

June 1, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Historic St. Mary's City
18751 Hogaboom Lane
St. Mary's 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 Yaocomaco people get their string, without stores to browse, or the Internet to search?  Come to the Hamlet and learn how to make cordage like the Woodland Indians did.  (approximately 20 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.  How do you become a prosperous colonist in 17th-century Maryland?  Meet a member of the plantation household and find out how to become rich – or, at least – die trying.  (approximately 30 minutes)