Past Events: Video - Audio - Documents
The St. Mary's County Historical Society is pleased to provide links to video, audio, and documents of past events sponsored by the Historical Society or, with permission, partner organizations.
From Newtown to Georgetown
A lecture by Prof Adam Rothman, PhD, of Georgetown University given on Sunday February 24, 2019 at St Francis Xavier Church, Leonardtown, Maryland, as part of the continuing 350th Anniversary Celebration of the Newtown Manor House. Dr Rothman offers important facts in understanding the relationship between the Manor House, Georgetown University, enslaved people in the 17th and 18th centuries, and their legacies to both institutions.
The lecture was sponsored by the Newtown Manor House Committee. [Video has been edited for time.]