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Planned Activities for the Leonardtown Moll Dyer Day Celebration

The upcoming Moll Dyer Day event is a two-day celebration of Leonardtown’s most famous local legend. No other Leonardtown historical figure has captured the hearts and attention like the legend of Moll Dyer. An increasing number of guests visit the famed Moll Dyer Rock each year that bears her now fading handprint left that fateful night in 1698 – many leaving little trinkets and gifts by the rock in its new location at Tudor Hall Manor. In honor of the first anniversary of Leonardtown’s proclaimed Moll Dyer Day on Febrauray 26th, the Town, in partnership with the St. Mary’s County Historical Society, Visit St. Mary’s, the Old Jail Museum and the Leonardtown Business Association, will host a Moll Dyer Day Celebration with events and activities planned throughout Town on Friday, February 25th and Saturday, February 26th (the official Moll Dyer Day). Highlights of those festivities include the following: Friday, February 25, 2022, 6 p.m.  A “kick-off” talk will be held at The REX Restaurant (22695 Washington St, Leonardtown, MD 20650) titled: Indentured Women in the 17th Century: Putting Moll Dyer in Perspective. Guest speaker, Jessica McInerney, is an adjunct Professor at Salisbury University on the Eastern Shore. Saturday, February 26, 2022 11 a.m. Opening […]

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