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.

Featured Sponsor

Hickory Hills East Townhomes
A "Lifestyle Community" that you will want to call home. Located in Great Mills.

Reader Comments

Featured Sponsor

The Calvert County Times
Free color newspaper on local newsstands and online every Thursday.

Need Legal Representation?

Three So. Maryland locations to serve you. Personal Injury, Criminal Defense, DUI Defense.

Follow SoMd HL News