At this time, HSMC has canceled all programs scheduled through the end of April. The Visitor Center, Shop at Farthings Ordinary, and outdoor exhibits are closed until further notice. Please check HSMCdigsHistory.org or our Facebook page @HistoricStMarysCity for up-to-date information.

Historic St. Mary’s City to remain closed

News Release, Historic St. Mary’s City The well-being of staff and guests is the top priority of Historic St. Mary’s

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A marble bust of Chief Justice Roger Taney is displayed in the Old Supreme Court Chamber in the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Monday, March 9, 2020. Taney, who came from a wealthy, slave-owning family in Calvert County, Md., led the Supreme Court in the 1857 ruling against Dred Scott, an enslaved African-American man, who had sued for his freedom. House Democratic leaders want to replace Taney with a bust of Associate Justice Thurgood Marshall, who became the first African American to serve on the Supreme Court in 1967. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Hoyer introduces legislation to remove bust of Maryland’s only Chief Justice of SCOTUS from the US Capitol

Statues were also removed from The Maryland State House in 2017 and in Baltimore City shortly thereafter News Release, Office

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This gold pen was used to sign the congressional joint amendment that enacted the Nineteenth Amendment in 1919. Photo by Jaclyn Nash.

Smithsonian Marks 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage

News Release, Smithsonian Institutes Washington, D.C.- The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History marks the 100th anniversary of the ratification

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The new Civil War Trails sign at Sotterley is the first of six sites which will receive updates over the next several months. The sign here helps tell a more complete story by highlighting the military service of formerly enslaved members of the community.

Civil War Trails Blazes a New Path for History Travel in St. Mary’s County

News Release, St. Mary’s County Public Information Office Leonardtown, MD – Civil War Trails, Inc. has teamed up with the St.

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