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 6


Lecture::Tracing Piscataway Indian History on the Ground

Julia A. King with Francis Gray, Tribal Chair, and Mario Harley, Council Member, Piscataway Conoy Tribe
Archaeology has become an important tool in the effort to track, preserve, and interpret Piscataway Indian history. An archaeologist and members of the state-recognized Piscataway Conoy Tribe of Maryland talk about exciting new discoveries and how this information will be used by the tribe to tell their story.

Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum, 10515 Mackall Road, Saint Leonard, MD 20685     

7:00 pm

Contact Person: Kate Dinnel phone:  410-586-8501     email:  jef.pat@maryland.gov

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

Lecture: Mrs. Elizabeth Thurston-Skipworth-Coale-Chew: The Life and Times (and Many Husbands) of a Prominent Quaker Woman in 17th Century Anne Arundel County

Join Jane Cox, Chief of Cultural Resources Division, for the last of the Lost Towns Project Anne Arundel History: Evening Lecture Series.

The Lost Towns Project: County Archaeology Lab at Historic London Town & Gardens, 839 Londontown Rd., Edgewater, MD 21037

 6:30-8:30 pm

Contact Person: Amelia Chisholm phone: 410-222-7965     email:  volunteers@losttownsproject.org

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

 

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