Maryland Archeology Month

April 2017

At The Water's Edge:

Our Past on the Brink


Maryland Archeology Month is a celebration of our shared archeological heritage - created by Maryland's diverse inhabitants over the last 12,000 years. Protecting this irreplaceable archeological heritage provides opportunities to discover and learn from the past. We invite you to "Get Involved!" in Maryland's past by attending as many events as you can.


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April 22


Event: Discovering Archaeology Day

Bring the entire family for a day of interactive learning and fun, including a simulated archaeological dig for kids, archaeological site and lab tours, exhibits, games and cool crafts

Sponsor: Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum

Location: 10515 Mackall Rd., St. Leonard, MD 20685

Time: 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Contact: Sherwana Knox phone: 410-586-8501 email: sherwana.knox@maryland.gov

Fee: Free                 Website: www.jefpat.org                Calvert County

Tour: History Hike at Beverly Triton Beach Park

Join Lost Towns Project for a guided hiking tour of Beverly Triton Beach Park and learn about a time before the Bay Bridge

Beverly Trito: Beach Park, Edgewater, MD 21037

11:00 am-2:00 pm daily

Contact Person: Amelia Chisholm phone: 410-222-7965     email:  pzchis48@aacounty.org

Fee  FREE                 Website: www.losttownsproject.org:     Anne Arundel County

Exhibit: Mallows Bay and the Potomac River

Exhibits and Interactive Programs at Mallows Bay including guided walks at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. 

Sponsors: Maryland Historical Trust (maritime), the Institute of Maritime History, Charles County Archaeological Society of Maryland, Mattawoman Watershed Society, The Natural History Society of Maryland with Southern Maryland Audubon Society

Mallows Bay Park 1440 Wilson Landing Rd, Nanjemoy, MD

9:00 am - dusk

Contact: 301-645-0610 Website: http://www.charlescountymd.gov/discoverquest

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