Thu, Feb 6, 2020
Maryland in the Age of Sail: American Revolution & the Bay
Location: Calvert Marine Museum, 14200 Solomons Island Road, Solomons, MD 20688
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 8:00 PM (01:00 Duration)
Posted By: Anjelica Eitel
Join Mark Wilkins, Curator of Maritime History at the Calvert Marine Museum, as he explores “Maryland in the Age of Sail”. This eight week lecture series includes topics ranging from European influence to the tobacco trade to the Civil War on the Chesapeake and more, through the 20th century.
What role did the Chesapeake play in the War for Independence? This talk will explore the tactical and strategic importance of the Bay during the Revolutionary War, including important battles and associated naval engagements and strategies.
Lectures are free and open to the public.
Printed from the So. Md. Online Community Calendar