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Port Tobacco Historic Village Times

Port Tobacco Historic Village Times

Port Tobacco Historic Village, 8450 Commerce St, Port Tobacco, 20677
Open Thursday to Monday, Tours: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. (last tour at 3:30 p.m.)
301-392-3418, www.CharlesCountyMD.gov/Tourism
Free admission

Port Tobacco First Friday Weekend Series 2017

Friday, August 4

Women of the Civil War, Port Tobacco Courthouse, 8430 Commerce St, Port Tobacco, 6 p.m. hosted by The Society for the Restoration of Port Tobacco, 301-752-2354. 

'Women of the Civil War' presented by costumed docent, Donna Peterson from the Dr. Samuel A. Mudd House MuseumComplimentary program, light refreshments. Free Admission: donations appreciated.

Saturday, August 5

Public Archaeology, Stagg Hall, 8450 Commerce St, Port Tobacco, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. (last tour at 3:30 p.m.) 301-392-3418, Free Admission

Bring your family to place where Charles County began. Come and see what the Archaeology society has unearthed here at Port Tobacco, and learn about what stories these items can tell.

Friday, September 1

Smokehouse Dedication, Port Tobacco Courthouse, 8430 Commerce St, Port Tobacco, 6-9 p.m. presented by The Society for the Restoration of Port Tobacco, 301-752-2354. Free Admission: donations appreciated

Saturday, September 2

African-American Heritage Displays & Demonstration, Stagg Hall, 8450 Commerce Street, Port Tobacco, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. (last tour at 3:30 p.m.) 301-392-3418, Free Admission

Learn about and celebrate Port Tobacco’s Washington Burch and his life as a free man in the 19th century.

Special Event: Saturday, September 9

University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center Autum Wine Tasting & Silent Auction, Port Tobacco Historic Village, Port Tobacco Courthouse, 8430 Commerce Street, Port Tobacco, 6 - 10 p.m., Pre-purchase tickets

Join the University of Maryland Charles Regional Medical Center at this year's 20th Anniversary Celebration of the Autumn Wine Tasting and Silent Auction. All proceeds benefit the UM Charles Regional Medical Center.  To purchase tickets visit the Foundation website at https://www.charlesregional.org/foundation/event-details.cfm?eID=44 

Friday, October 6

Mock Trial, Port Tobacco Courthouse, 8430 Commerce St, Port Tobacco, 6 p.m. presented by The Society for the Restoration of Port Tobacco, 301-752-2354. Free Admission: donations appreciated

Saturday, October 7

The Legend of the Blue Dog & The Ghost of Olivia Floyd, Stagg Hall, 8450 Commerce Street, Port Tobacco, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. (last tour at 3:30 p.m.) 301-392-3418, Free Admission

Interested in Ghost Stories? Come meet one of Port Tobacco’s infamous ladies and hear the ghost story that she made famous.

Friday, November 3

Dr. and Mrs. Mudd, Port Tobacco Courthouse, 8430 Commerce St, Port Tobacco, 6 p.m. presented by The Society for the Restoration of Port Tobacco, 301-752-2354. Free Admission: donations appreciated

Saturday, November 4

John Hanson Day, Stagg Hall, 8450 Commerce Street, Port Tobacco, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (last tour at 3:30 p.m) 301-392-3418, Free Admission

Did you know that George Washington was not the first president? Come learn about this little known man from Port Tobacco who was president under the Articles of Confederation.

Friday to Sunday; December 1-3

Charles County Holiday Trail: Photography at Stagg Hall,  8450 Commerce Street, Port Tobacco, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. (last tour at 3:30 p.m.) 301-392-3418, Free Admission

Step into a Colonial Holiday at Stagg Hall. We will be hosting free holiday photos in our Merchant Taproom, and several seasonal crafts to decorate your home.

Weekly Events:

Charles County Archaeology Society of Maryland (CCASM) Public Archeology Lab
Burch House (Port Tobacco Historic Village)
Mondays (11 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.) - Join us at the on-going Monday Public Archaeology Laboratory in the Historic Port Tobacco Village and process artifacts recovered from various archaeology initiatives in Charles County. Esther Doyle Read is the archaeologist in charge. 
Sponsor: Charles County Government and Charles County Archaeology Society of Maryland

Port Tobacco Historic Village Activity - The Merchants of Port Tobacco (board game)
Stagg Hall Merchant Office, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., 301-392-3418, Free admission

(Reminder: Winter hours: January 1 – March 31; Select First Friday Weekends only and by pre-arranged appointment)

Upcoming Events for Port Tobacco Historic Village Friends:

May 1 - August 31, 2017

Art in the Park – Thomas Stone National Historic Site
Point of View: A student art show on the American Revolution
6655 Rose Hill Rd, Port Tobacco, 20677
301-392-1776, www.nps.gov/thst.
Free admission – donations appreciated