Anne Arundel County
Symposium: Archeological Society of Maryland Spring Symposium
A series of presentations highlighting archaeology in Maryland and the surrounding region.
Sponsor: Archeological Society of Maryland
Location: Maryland Historical Trust, 100 Community Place, Crownsville, MD
Time(s): 9:00 a.m.
Person: Don Housley
Contact phone: 301-424-8526
Fee $5.00 for ASM members, $7.00 for non-members
Tour and Exhibit: Walk for the Woods: The Archaeology of Bacon Ridge with Zach Singer
There will be a hiking tour highlighting archaeological sites created over the past 6,000 years at Bacon Ridge. The Lost Towns Project will be unveiling a new traveling exhibit featuring prehistoric and historic artifacts from Anne Arundel County.
Sponsor: Anne Arundel County’s Archaeology Program & Lost Towns Project, Inc.
Location: Bacon Ridge Natural Area
Time(s): 7:00 AM-3:00 PM
Person: Zachary Singer
Contact phone: 410-222-1318
St. Mary's County
Ceremony & Reception: The Black Diamond Weekend - The Forgotten Tragedy on the Potomac
Head to St. Clement’s Island Museum for a weekend of activities
commemorating a forgotten tragedy of the Civil War, the Black Diamond
Disaster. On April 23, 1865, 87 lives were lost when the Black Diamond was hit
by a steamer in the Potomac River near St. Clement’s Island during the hunt
for John Wilkes Booth.
Sponsor: St. Mary’s County Museum Division and The Friends of St. Clement’s
Island & Piney Point Museums.
Location: St. Clement’s Island Museum
Time(s): 10AM – 12PM each day, Ceremony at 2PM Sunday, April 28, 2019
Person: Karen Stone, Museum Division Manager
Contact phone: 301-769-2222