Member Exclusive — Fort to 400: Celebrate a New Discovery
Join us for a day exclusively for members of the Maryland Center for History and Culture and joint members of MCHC and Historic St. Mary’s City.
Joint Historic St. Mary’s City members and members of the Maryland Center for History and Culture will come together for a curated day at the Historic St. Mary’s City living history museum and archaeological site where the original St. Mary’s Fort of 1634 has been discovered.
10 AM-4 PM: Special Check-In for joint MCHC and HSMC members
Check in and receive special member swag.
1-2 PM or 3-4 PM: Exclusive Changing Landscape Guided Walking Tour
Learn about the 12,000 years of Maryland’s changing landscape in light of this important fort discovery.
4-5 PM: Fort Discoveries with Henry Miller, PhD, Maryland Heritage Scholar
Gain insight on the research and most recent discoveries made on the Fort of 1634. Examine the recent archaeological finds unearthed from Maryland’s pre-colonial and early colonial past.
5-6 PM: Evening Reception
Enjoy light food and drinks overlooking the St. Mary’s River.
Joint members can also choose a self-guided walking tour to experience the other staffed historic sites, trails, and outdoor exhibitions. Local food trucks will be onsite throughout the day.
Registration is required. Not a joint member of MCHC and HSMC? You can be a joint member of both organizations today. Join the new membership partnership now.
Enjoy exclusive access to the Maryland Center for History and Culture, our staff, artists, and scholars through programming designed just for MCHC members. Experiences are limited and registration is required.
Image: Conjectural drawing of St. Mary’s Fort based on geophysical survey. Drawing by Jeffery R. Parno.