New Archaeological Discoveries at Port Tobacco to be Presented Dec. 17 - Southern Maryland Headline News

New Archaeological Discoveries at Port Tobacco to be Presented Dec. 17


PORT TOBACCO, Md. (Dec. 5, 2008)—The Port Tobacco Archaeological Project will present its latest findings at a public meeting held at the Port Tobacco Courthouse on Wednesday, December 17, from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Archaeologist Jim Gibb, managing director of the project, will summarize discoveries made at the old County jail, the 'lost town' of Chandler, and a historic period Indian site that may be the village of Portobac visited by Captain John Smith of Jamestown in 1608.

The presentation will close with a brief discussion of a proposed interpretive trail that will link these sites to others in the area.

Sponsored Content

Reader Comments

Featured Sponsor

BAE Systems
An exciting and dynamic workplace where your contributions have far-reaching impact of national and global importance.

Follow SoMd HL News