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Virtual Event: Traditional Wooden Shipbuilding on the Chesapeake Bay & the Maryland Dove

January 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Examine Maryland’s rich heritage of wooden shipbuilding over the course of more than three centuries developed with regionally specific designs, materials, and techniques. Review the regional aspects of this once-vital industry and shed light on the significance of the construction of the Maryland Dove, the vessel that accompanied the first Maryland colonists to the new world in 1634. Presenter: Pete Lesher | Chief Curator at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Pete Lesher is chief curator at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, where he has served on staff since 1991 and now...

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Early Maryland Spirited Drinks

January 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Online Lecture by Joyce M. White, food historian through Zoom. Join Joyce White as she travels through time from the earliest days of settlement of Maryland in the seventeenth century up through the nineteenth-century in a discussion covering the more popular spirited drinks early Marylanders enjoyed. This talk focuses on drinks such as cider, perry, beer, Sampson, whiskey, brandy, punch, toddy, shrub, and bounce, among other curious historic spirited drinks. Registration is required.

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