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Legends and Lore in Southern Maryland
Saturday, May 28
Legends and Lore in Southern Maryland  (Events)
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Susannah's Watch, 270715 S. Sandgates Rd, Mechanicsville, MD 20659
Our friends at Susannah's Watch B&B over in Sandgates will host local author and historian Ralph Eshelman sharing stories and legends of Southern Maryland. This is an evening under the stars with live music and a bourbon tasting by the Tobacco Barn Distillery (including, of course their famous Moll Dyer Cinnamon Whiskey). 
 
Tickets are $25 per person and are available through Susannah's Watch B&B by at this link



Plantation as Mission: American Indians, Enslaved Africans, and Jesuit Missionaries in Maryland
Thursday, June 2
Plantation as Mission: American Indians, Enslaved Africans, and Jesuit Missionaries in Maryland  (Historically Speaking)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
St Mary's College of Maryland - Dougherty-Palmer Commons

People of American Indian, African, and European ancestry have been connected with Maryland’s Jesuit plantations throughout their history. Archaeological evidence of Indian missions in Maryland—however fragmented—contributes to a narrative of the Maryland missions that is at odds with prevailing nineteenth- and twentieth-century histories.

Join Dr. Laura Masur, Associate Professor of Antropology at the Catholic University of America, as she probes this often over-looked part of Maryland - and St Mary's County - history.

A pre-lecture reception will be held on the Terrace of Dougherty-Palmer Commons starting at 6:15pm.

The Lecture and Reception are FREE but reservations are required

Click on THIS LINK to reserve!

Historically Speaking
is a joint undertaking of the

St Mary's County Historical Society
and the
Center for the Study of Democracy
at St Mary's College of Maryland.