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Maryland Day at St. Clement’s Island Museum
March 25 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pmFree
Celebrate the founding of Maryland at the state’s birthplace at St. Clement’s Island Museum with FREE admission to the museum ALL day (10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.), FREE water taxi rides, official ceremony featuring guest speakers and program – including the exchange of ceremonial gifts between the Piscataway and the English settlers (10:00am) and more. A commemorative mass on St. Clement’s Island will occur shortly after the ceremony. Music will be provided by students from local Catholic schools.
Food truck, kids’ activities, free admission to the museum, free water taxi rides and more.
This year’s keynote address during the ceremony will be delivered by Lucille Walker, Executive Director of the SOMD Heritage Area. Her comments will address who we were, who we are, and who we hope to become, as part of the introduction to the National Heritage Area designation.
This event commemorates the first landing of the colonists on St. Clement’s Island – a significant part of the island’s, St. Mary’s County’s and the State of Maryland’s story.
For more information, please call 301-769-2222.