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.

Archeology Month Events:


Events by Location


Events by Date

April 23

Exhibit::Archaeology Exhibit at Rockville Science Day

An exhibit of the investigative and interpretative techniques used by archaeologists, including activities for children.

Mid-Potomac Chapter, Archaeology program of Montgomery County Parks, and the Rockville Science Center

Montgomery College, Rockville Campus

12:00 -5:00 pm daily

Contact Person:   Don Housley 301-424-8526     email:

Fee  FREE        and Montgomery County

April 23               

Event: Public Archaeology and Open House at Rich Hill

An opportunity to participate in archaeology with professional and avocational archaeologists as well as to see historical displays, a Civil War encampment, re-enactors, and an eighteenth century house.  Rich Hill was the home of Samuel Cox, who hid John Wilkes Booth on this farm for several days after Booth shot Lincoln.

Sponsor:  Charles County Tourism and Charles County Historical Society

Location:  Rich Hill Farm Rd, Bel Alton, MD 20611

Time:  10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Contact Person:  Carol Cowherd   email:
Fee?  no   Charles County



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