Plan a visit to St Michaels Museum to learn about the history of St Michaels including the War of 1812, the life of Frederick Douglass when he lived in the town as a slave, and the commercial development of this busy town.
An exhibit about the Hambleton Family of Martingham and Perry Cabin is on view. Come find out the 240-year history of St Mary’s Square. It was the center of a 1778 town plan put together by English factor James Braddock during the American Revolution. Braddock’s plan featured the Square and two gates, north and South. It was the center of the new town. The square was the home of the Methodist Sardis Chapel, as well as several schools.
Explore St. Michaels with a docent-led walking tour of the town that begins at the museum at 10:00 on Saturdays May through October. $20 adults, youths 17 and under are free. Private tours for a $50 Minimum on other days and times can be arranged by calling Kate Fones at 410-745-4323.
“Frederick Douglass, as a Slave, in St. Michaels 1833-36”
Second, Fourth and Fifth Saturdays of each Month
This tour is given as a 90-minute walking tour on the 2nd, 4th, and 5th Saturdays. The tour gives a view of the early life of St. Michaels’ most famous 19th century resident and the most important African American Abolitionist in the Civil War.
“Historic St. Michaels: its People, Places and Happenings”
First and Third Saturdays of Each Month
This tour is given as a 90-minute walking tour on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays. It highlights St. Michaels during the 19th Century. Stories will be told viewing many restored structures from that era and describing life of famous and typical residents of these times including Frederic Douglass.
Great News! Our Popular Children’s Parade will once again be a part of our traditional 4th of July celebration this year at our grounds July 4, 2022!! Visit our new website for all the news and details about our 4th Celebration and all museum activities!
The St. Michaels Museum is open Fridays from 1-4, Saturdays 10-4, Sundays 1-4. We are located at 201 E. Chestnut St, on historic St. Mary’s Square, in St Michaels where there is usually plenty of street parking. Website – www.stmichaelsmuseum.org and phone 410-745-9561.
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