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Lower Marlboro Freedom Day

Event Date: 
October 7, 2017 - 11:00am - 4:00pm

Commemorate the freedom of 13 enslaved persons who took refuge with British forces in 1814, with exhibits on war and life in the port town; watch a demo of 18th century wordworking; hear Maya Davis, MD State Archives historian (1pm); Catherine Couchman presents research on enslaved persons who fled the county during the war (2pm); Chris Banks presents a living history interpretation (3pm); kayak tours (11:30am & 2pm); tour the village; food from Cuddy’s Rockin Ribs sold. 11am-4pm, Lower Marlboro UMC, Owings: 410-535-1600 x2504.