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Friday, March 24, 2017

Maryland Day

The Commissioners of St. Mary's County and the Museum Division of the Department of Recreation and Parks will host its annual Maryland Day program at the St. Clement’s Island Museum on Friday, March 24 beginning 2 p.m. This one-hour commemorative program is offered in honor of the first brave Marylanders who founded the Maryland colony at St. Clement’s Island on March 25, 1634. This event is free and open to the public. The one-hour program will feature remarks by our special guess speaker Wendi Peters, Secretary of Planning for the State of Maryland and wreath-laying ceremony will follow the commemorative program at the St. Clement’s Island historical marker. All visitors attending this day are invited to enjoy free admission to the museum. The site also offers a 19th-century one-room schoolhouse and exterior dory boat exhibit. Maryland Day also marks the beginning of the summer season for the St. Clement’s Island Museum and the Piney Point Lighthouse, Museum and Historic Park in Piney Point. Both museums will be open seven days a week, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. through September. The St. Clement’s Island Museum is managed by the Museum Division of St. Mary’s County Department of Recreation and Parks and the St. Mary’s County Board of Commissioners. It is located at 38370 Point Breeze Road in Colton’s Point at the end of route 242 south. The museum and grounds are handicap accessible. For more information call the museum at 301-769-2222

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