Calendar of Events
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Charles Ball: A Living History Presentation with Vincent Leggett
Saturday, October 4, 2014, 1pm
Join Vincent Leggett as he brings alive the story of Charles Ball who took part in the defense of Fort McHenry and the Battle of Baltimore during the War of 1812. Ball, an escaped slave from Calvert County was part of Commodore Joshua Barney’s Chesapeake Flotilla; his story provides an in-depth look into the lives of African Americans in the Chesapeake.
Cost: This is a free fall event. Please register by emailing or call 443-263-1816.
Saturday, October 18, 2014
1812 Star Spangled Nation: An Art Exhibition By Members of The American Society of Marine Artists
A traveling exhibit of 25 original oil paintings were created to help commemorate the bicentennial of the War of 1812. This exhibition pictures the conflict through the eyes of members of the American Society of Marine Artists, the nation’s oldest and largest marine art educational organization.
This exhibit will be open to the public with purchase of admission October 18th thru December 29th, 2014.