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Department of Recreation & Park’s Museum Division Teams Up with the Baltimore Orioles to Promote Local History During Black History Month

The St. Mary’s County Museum Division, in partnership with the Baltimore Orioles, has teamed up to bring awareness to the important themes of Black History Month by sharing Maryland’s local Black history with the community. While supplies last, visitors to the Old Jail Museum in Leonardtown, St. Clement’s Island Museum in Colton’s Point or Piney Point Lighthouse Museum in Piney Point will receive a complimentary voucher for 2 Orioles tickets with museum admission during Black History Month in February 2022 (conditions apply). As the birthplace of Maryland, St. Mary’s County is brimming with the history and contributions of the many African Americans who shaped the Old Line State and called Maryland home. The St. Mary’s County Museum Division encourages the public to visit local museums and learn more about this vibrant past, including the historic sites of the Old Jail Museum, St. Clement’s Island Museum and Piney Point Lighthouse Museum. The Old Jail Museum in Leonardtown is one of only three sites in St. Mary’s County on the National Park Service’s Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Trail, which documents the plight of recaptured Freedom Seekers held at the jail before the American Civil War. It also discusses Benjamin Hance, a […]

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