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2:00 pm

Revealing the Presence of the Enslaved

February 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Join historian Willa Banks for a thought-provoking afternoon talk, Revealing the Enslaved Presence at Hammond-Harwood House in the 1800s. Newly discovered evidence has shown that three to five enslaved persons resided at Hammond-Harwood House for a period of time. A discussion of these findings combined with the known experiences of domestic servants in America provides not only an identity to each enslaved individual, but also it offers a glimpse into the demands on their daily lives while serving the owners of this colonial style home. Willa Banks has centered her...

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7:00 pm

Virtual Event: Changing Fisheries of the Chesapeake Bay: Radical Changes in Recent Years

February 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Striped bass populations have fallen, and as conservation measures intended to rebuild their population seem to be falling short, there’s been a rather amazing increase in the number and diversity of warm-weather species visiting the Bay’s waters each summer. Learn which types of warm-water fish are now being found in our local waters on a regular basis. For Chesapeake anglers, “times they are a changing”! Presenter: Lenny Rudow | Angler in Chief at Rudow’s FishTalk Magazine, Author, and Editor Lenny Rudow has been a writer and editor in the marine...

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