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Sat, Oct 24, 2021
Saturday in the City Program

Location: Historic St. Mary’s City, 18751 Hogaboom Lane, St. Mary’s City, MD    View Map
Date: 10/24/2020
Start Time: 10:00 AM
End Time: 4:00 PM (06:00 Duration)
Posted By: Laurel Potyen

$10 adult; $9 senior; $6 youth; free to ages 5 and younger, and to Friends members

11:00 a.m. Magic, witchcraft, or just good science? Visit the Spray household and learn how 17th-century colonists dealt with death and illness during the harvest season. (approximately 30 minutes)

11:30 a.m. Learn how and why the crew of Maryland Dove uses the ship’s cannons, and why they are called murtherers (the cannons, not the crew). End with a bang, and don’t forget to cover your ears. (approximately 30 minutes)

12:00 noon How did the colonists go shopping in 17th-century Maryland? The answer is…by appointment only. Come to Town Center and learn how Mark Cordea sold goods to his fellow colonists, and how he added without a modern calculator. Don’t worry, it all adds up. (approximately 20 minutes)

12:30 p.m. Visit the Woodland Indian Hamlet to learn how the Yaocomaco people created canoes without metal tools, and how fire could be a most valuable tool. (approximately 20 minutes)

1:00 p.m. How would you prepare your food and drink without a refrigerator, stove, or microwave? Meet a member of the plantation household and learn how food was prepared over 300 years ago. (approximately 30 minutes)

1:30 p.m. Meet at the Print House to see a movable type printing press in action and learn about three Maryland women who used this type of machine to change the course of history. (approximately 30 minutes)

2:00 p.m. Learn how and why the crew of Maryland Dove uses the ship’s cannons, and why they are called murtherers (the cannons, not the crew). End with a bang, and don’t forget to cover your ears. (approximately 30 minutes)

2:30 p.m. Learn about the construction methods and materials—including brains—utilized by the Woodland Indians in the creation of clothing from creatures. (approximately 30 minutes)

3:00 p.m. Magic, witchcraft, or just good science? Visit the Spray household and learn how 17th-century colonists dealt with death and illness during the harvest season. (approximately 30 minutes)

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2020-10-24T10:00 2020-10-24T16:00 America/New_York Saturday in the City Program $10 adult; $9 senior; $6 youth; free to ages 5 and younger, and to Friends members 11:00 a.m. Magic, witchcraft, or just good science? Visit the Spray household and learn how 17th-century colonists dealt with death and illness during the harvest season. (approximately 30 minutes) 11:30 a.m. Learn how and why the crew of Maryland Dove uses the ship’s cannons, and why they are called murtherers (the cannons, not the crew). End with a bang, and don’t forget to cover your ears. (approximately 30 minutes) 12:00 noon How did the colonists go shopping in 17th-century Maryland? The answer is…by appointment only. Come to Town Center and learn how Mark Cordea sold goods to his fellow colonists, and how he added without a modern calculator. Don’t worry, it all adds up. (approximately 20 minutes) 12:30 p.m. Visit the Woodland Indian Hamlet to learn how the Yaocomaco people created canoes without metal tools, and how fire could be a most valuable tool. (approximately 20 minutes) 1:00 p.m. How would you prepare your food and drink without a refrigerator, stove, or microwave? Meet a member of the plantation household and learn how food was prepared over 300 years ago. (approximately 30 minutes) 1:30 p.m. Meet at the Print House to see a movable type printing press in action and learn about three Maryland women who used this type of machine to change the course of history. (approximately 30 minutes) 2:00 p.m. Learn how and why the crew of Maryland Dove uses the ship’s cannons, and why they are called murtherers (the cannons, not the crew). End with a bang, and don’t forget to cover your ears. (approximately 30 minutes) 2:30 p.m. Learn about the construction methods and materials—including brains—utilized by the Woodland Indians in the creation of clothing from creatures. (approximately 30 minutes) 3:00 p.m. Magic, witchcraft, or just good science? Visit the Spray household and learn how 17th-century colonists dealt with death and illness during the harvest season. (approximately 30 minutes) hsmcdigshistory.org/event/saturday-in-the-city-program-subject-to-change-3/ -- Imported from So. Md. Community Calendar ( www.somd.com/calendar/ ) Historic St. Mary’s City, 18751 Hogaboom Lane, St. Mary’s City, MD



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