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Thu, Feb 20, 2021
Maryland in the Age of Sail: The Tobacco Trade

Location: Calvert Marine Museum, 14200 Solomons Island Road, Solomons, MD 20688    View Map
Date: 2/20/2020
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 saved the economy of America in the eyes of England during the early 17th century? In a word: tobacco! This lecture traces the evolution of the tobacco trade first in Virginia then in Maryland. Find out why this commodity was so important and lucrative to global commerce.

Lectures are free and open to the public.
2020-02-20T19:00 2020-02-20T20:00 America/New_York Maryland in the Age of Sail: The Tobacco Trade 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 saved the economy of America in the eyes of England during the early 17th century? In a word: tobacco! This lecture traces the evolution of the tobacco trade first in Virginia then in Maryland. Find out why this commodity was so important and lucrative to global commerce. Lectures are free and open to the public. -- Imported from So. Md. Community Calendar ( www.somd.com/calendar/ ) Calvert Marine Museum, 14200 Solomons Island Road, Solomons, MD 20688



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