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history; for all ages

Celebrate International Archaeology Day at Historic London Town and Gardens

Event Date:  October 19, 2013 - 10:00am - 3:00pm Historic London Town and Gardens and Anne Arundel County’s Lost Towns Project invites people of all ages to join us as we celebrate International Archaeology Day on Saturday, October 19, 2013 from 10:00 am till 3:00 pm. Hands-on activities for kids and adults will be ongoing. Or you can stop by the Archaeology Lab to get your hands dirty washing real artifacts found in the County. Location Historic London Town and Gardens 839 Londontown Rd Edgewater, MD 21037 United States See map: Google Maps

Worth the Trip to Way Back to School Day

  Go back in time to the 17th century and practice your penmanship, make a colonial toy, weave a mat, race model boats, run in a foot race, play corn cob darts and go on a scavenger hunt.   $10 w/age discounts Location Visitor Center St. Mary’s City Phone: 240-895-4990 See map: Google Maps

Colonial Craft Day at the Mount Clare Museum House Stable

Event Date:  July 27, 2013 - 10:00am - 3:00pm Mount Clare Museum House is hosting a Colonial Craft Day at Mount Clare Stable in Carroll Park. Participants travel back to colonial times to apply their skills in making items that were necessary in the use of everyday life. They will learn how to write a letter with a quill pen, make a clothes pin doll, assemble a lantern and even try to master the skill of colonial stitchery. In addition to making crafts, colonial artisans will be on site to demonstrate Theorem Painting and spinning. Live colonial music provided throughout the day. Location Mount Clare Museum House 1500 Washington Blvd, Carroll Park Baltimore, MD 21230 United States See map: Google Maps