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Pop-Up Heritage Events in October!

Sep 27 2017

Pop-Up Heritage Events in October!

Pop-Up Heritage is a series of FREE special events each month in the Four Rivers Heritage Area. Join us in October!

Brothers in Arms: The Revolutionary Service of James and Edmund Brice

Monday, October 16
12:00-1:15 p.m. and 7:00-8:15 p.m.
William Paca House and Garden
186 Prince George Street, Annapolis

During the Revolutionary War, James Brice served as Captain of the city militia and Lieutenant of the county militia, positions that earned him the honorary title “Colonel.” But James Brice wasn’t the only Colonel in the family; his youngest brother, Edmund, a professionally trained artist, was named a Lieutenant Colonel by Congress at the request of the Marquis de Lafayette. Senior Historian Glenn E. Campbell explores the fascinating life stories of two Annapolis brothers who joined the fight for American independence. These encore presentations of a lecture first delivered at St. John’s College in April are part of the “Pop-Up Heritage” event series sponsored by the Four Rivers Heritage Area.

Reservations encouraged

Out of the Shoe Box: How to Improve Your Family Archive’s Storage

Monday, October 23
10:00-11:30 a.m.
Maryland State Archives
350 Rowe Blvd, Annapolis

Come talk to the professional conservation staff at the Maryland State Archives about the best ways to preserve your family treasures. This free hands-on workshop will give a basic overview of the best ways to house, organize, and handle your precious papers and photos. Practice materials will be available for you to try out your new skills, and you can take home what you learn to apply to your own precious collections. It’s time to bring those memories “out of the shoe box!”

Please email emily.squires@maryland.gov in advance to reserve your spot.

Download the October Pop-Up Heritage Flyer.