CALVERT COUNTY EVENTS: Village Day at the Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum on May 31, 2009!

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Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum


Date:  May 31

Time:  10 AM to 3 PM

Location:  Mackall Rd. in Saint Leonard

County:  Calvert County, Southern Maryland

No Fee

All Ages

Visit Indian Village for an insight into the facets behind village life. Gain practical learning experience as you participate in hands-on activities: longhouse maintenance, making and repairing primitive tools, and daily life activities and skills.

Indian Village at the Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum

Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum

Located just 45 minutes south of the Washington Capital Beltway in Calvert County, Maryland, Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum is a state history and archaeology museum exploring the changing cultures and environment of the Chesapeake Bay region of the past 12,000 years.

Visitors can investigate thousands of years of human history by touring archaeological sites and trails, acres of working farmland, restored farm buildings and museum exhibits, and by attending educational programs.

More than 70 archaeological sites have been identified, from the prehistoric period 9,000 years ago through the Colonial period, and including the site of the 1814 Battle of St. Leonard Creek the largest naval engagement in Maryland's history.




From Washington Beltway: (approx. 1 hour)
Take Route 4 (Exit 11) south towards Upper Marlboro, keep going south to Prince Frederick. Go through Prince Frederick, continue on Route 4 for 3 miles, turn right on Route 264 (Broomes Island Road). Then follow Route 264 for two miles, then turn left on Route 265 (Mackall Road) and follow for six miles. Turn right into Park entrance. Follow driveway into Park, Visitor Center will be on your left.  Parking is on your right directly acroos from Visitor Center.

From Lexington Park: (approx. 45 minutes)
Take Route 235 north to Route 4. Turn right (north) on Route 4 towards Prince Frederick. Turn left on Parran Road. Follow Parran Road to its end at Mackall Road. Turn left onto Mackall Road and go 3 miles to the Park entrance on the right. Follow driveway into Park, Visitor Center will be on your left. Parking is on your right directly across from Visitor Center.

For additional information call 410-586-8501 or email:

Website:  Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum


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Sharon Lee
Sharon Lee's Virtual Assistance - Jonesborough, TN
Retired and loving life

HI Rita-I recently visited a place that had Indian culture with the aninals skins and the tepees. It was really neat. <SMILE>

May 15, 2009 04:55 AM #1
Marchel Peterson
Results Realty - Spring, TX
Spring TX Real Estate E-Pro

Rita, I love history and I love museums.  It sounds like a lot of fun.

May 15, 2009 02:11 PM #2
Rita Minion
O'Brien Realty - Solomons, MD

Hello Sharon & Marchel,

Thank you both for stopping by & commenting!  ActiveRain and blogging is giving me quite an education about our area and all the fun & interesting Things To Do & Places To Visit in Southern Maryland.  Have a great day!



May 20, 2009 01:15 AM #3
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