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10:00 am

Learning at London Town: The Fabric of Life

October 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Historic London Town House and Gardens, 839 Londontown Road
Edgewater, MD 21037 United States
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Experience the fabrics of colonial life - woolens, linens, cottons, and silks!  Help process some of the natural fibers that were the basis for colonial clothing.  Fabric patterns were often block printed on colonial textiles – design and print your own pattern to take home! ​ For the safety of participants and staff, this event will be held outside with appropriate distancing, group sizes, and cleaning in accordance with CDC and local guidance. ​$8 for member children grades 1 - 4 (become one today!) $10 for non-member children grades 1 - 4​...

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“Lynching in Maryland” Conference

October 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Topics to be addressed during the conference include pre-Civil War lynchings of free and enslaved Blacks, how the legacy of lynching continues to influence the Black vote and racial justice activism in Maryland. Tickets for the virtual conference are priced at $10. Speakers and panelists include: Delegate Joseline Peña-Melnyk, primary sponsor of HB 307 (2019) the bill that created the MD Lynching Truth & Reconciliation Commission Michael Pfeifer, Ph.D., Professor of History at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice and the Graduate Center at the City University of New...

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11:00 am

Ship to Shop, Live on Pinkney Street

October 17 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Shiplap House, 18 Pinkney Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
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Stroll with us down one of the quaintest streets in Annapolis, Pinkney Street. The year is 1770 and you’ll experience what life was like in Annapolis 250 years ago - a bustling port town and colonial capital, where commerce is thriving. Visit the Waterfront Warehouse, Shiplap House, and Hogshead, where you’ll encounter sailors, laborers, servants, and the local milliner, Catharine Rathal. They’ll engage with you, share their tales, and how women contributed to the economy of Annapolis! Learn how they coped with unsettled times, and how the merchants dealt with...

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