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03/24/2018 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Date: March 24, 2018

Time: 11:00 AM

Location: Historic St. Mary’s

Details: Celebrate Maryland’s 384th anniversary with ceremony, pageantry, speeches, and free admission to living history and museum exhibits. The official program begins on Saturday, March 24 at 11:00 a.m. at the Inn at Brome Howard (18281 Rosecroft Road). The keynote speaker is Chanel Compton, representing the Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture (MCAAHC). The program includes the presentation of HSMC’s highest honor, the Cross Bottony Award, to the MCAAHC, whose grant support made it possible for HSMC to preserve and interpret the Brome Quarter, where enslaved — and, later, freed — African Americans lived for more than 200 years.

Cost: FREE

Information: Event Link

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