The Maryland Dove is pictured docked at St. Mary's City in 2005. (somd.com file photo by David Noss)
St. MARY'S CITY, Md. (July 25, 2016)—The Maryland Dove, a recreated tall ship, is heading to Baltimore! The Maryland Dove whose home port is at Historic St. Mary's City and one of the five important exhibits presenting the story of the first colonists of Maryland tells of the journey to the New World.
The Maryland Dove will be docked in the Inner Harbor, at Pier One, from Friday, August 19, 2016 to Monday, August 29, 2016 and open to the general public. An estimated 10,000 visitors will enjoy boarding the Dove and learning more about journey of Maryland's founders.
In addition Historic St. Mary's City will host a gala on Pier One, the evening of August 25, 2016 from 7pm to 10pm, tickets costs for the Gala are $125. Your support to the Maryland Dove Voyage and Gala provides a unique opportuntiy for the Baltimore community to learn about the momentous journey. The opportunity for Historic St. Mary's City to bring the experience of Maryland's heritage to Baltimore is both rare and unique.
For additional information, or if you are interested in becoming a sponsor for this exhibit or event, please do not hesitate to contact Porzia Purves, at (240) 895-4960, or visit our web site at HSMCdigshistory.org. This sponsorship supports the educational, research, preservation activities and programs of Historic St. Mary's City Museum.
Historic St. Mary's City is a museum of living history and archaeology on the site of Maryland's first capital in beautiful, tidewater Southern Maryland. For more information about this program or the museum, contact the Visitor Center at 240-895-4990, 800-SMC-1634, or info@HSMCdigsHistory.org.