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Historic St. Mary's City

Maryland Day commemorates March 25, 1634, the day settlers disembarked from two small sailing ships - the Ark and the Dove – onto Maryland soil.

  • 1Maryland Day at Historic St. Mary's City
  • 2Maryland Day at St. Clement's Island
  • 3Maryland Day in Annapolis & Four Rivers Heritage Area
  • 4Maryland Day: Experience It!

Previous1Maryland Day at Historic St. Mary's City

Historic St. Mary's City

Celebrate Maryland's 387th anniversary with an online celebration featuring dignitaries, honored guests, and an unveiling of a new archaeological find.

MORE INFO....2Maryland Day at St. Clement's Island

Spend time at the annual Maryland Day celebration on the scenic Potomac River. The celebration runs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., including free museum admission and water taxi rides from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., food truck, special exhibits, a public ceremony from 2 to 3 p.m. featuring guest speakers and dignitaries from around the state. There will also be a public Mass on the island at 11 a.m. honoring the first Mass said in the English-speaking New World.

This event commemorates the first landing of the colonists on St. Clement’s Island and marks the meeting of the local native people – the Piscataway – and the Englishmen, and the beginning of what was a long and sometimes difficult relationship between the two cultures. The 2:00 p.m. ceremony includes representatives of both cultures.

Looking for more Maryland Day fun? On Saturday, March 26, head to Maryland Day at Historic St. Mary's City where you can partake in the 1:00 p.m. program and explore the living history site of the first settlement and capital of Maryland.

MORE INFO....3Maryland Day in Annapolis & Four Rivers Heritage Area

Visit, tour and enjoy over 40 special events at historic homes, museums and cultural sites in Annapolis and Southern Anne Arundel County all weekend with $1 admission (some are free). A perfect weekend to spend with family and friends.

MORE INFO....4Maryland Day: Experience It!

Timonium, MD 21093
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