The program focuses on young visitors

News Release, Historic St. Mary’s City

Join Historic St. Mary’s City on Wednesday, August 7 at 10:00 a.m. for the summer program, Story and Craft Time at the Plantation. With the popular Little Explorers on summer hiatus, Historic St. Mary’s City is offering a bi-weekly storytime to take place at the Godiah Spray Plantation through July and August for their younger visitors.

The final date of the program is August 21.

Designed for children ages 3-5 years, and an accompanying adult, the program will include stories as well as craft and outdoor activities.  Story and craft time is to run from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m.  Admission is $4 per child for non-members ($3 for Friends members) and one accompanying adult visits free. 

The fee includes full-day admission to the museum. The program will take place rain or shine. The Godiah Spray Tobacco Plantation is located at 47621 Old Cove Road, Lexington Park, Maryland 20653.

Bring a picnic and spend the day! For more information, contact 240-895-4980 or

Historic St.Mary’s City is a museum of living history and archaeology on the site of Maryland’s first capital in beautiful, tidewater Southern Maryland. For more information about this program or the museum, contact the Visitor Center at 240-895-4990, 800-SMC-1634,

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