July 7, 2022

Art & Lifestyle:

July 10 Next Airport Farmers Market

farmers market

Head to Historic Sotterley’s next installment of the Airport Farmers Market from 9 am to 1 pm Sunday, July 10, 2022, in partnership with the St. Mary’s County Regional Airport.

Sotterley to Host Plant Sale

Plant Sale

Historic Sotterley Garden Guild will hold its annual plant sale April 23 and 24.

UCAC Committee to Join Sotterley Event

Civil War Sites

Historic Sotterley will present People and Perspectives on February 9, 2022, with a panel featuring the Unified Committee for Afro-American Contributions Education Committee.

Sotterley Project Earns Recognition

Historic Sotterley has received the 2021 Underground Railroad Free Press Prize for Leadership for its Common Ground Initiative and Descendants Project that has brought together Black and White descendants of people who lived at Sotterley Plantation in the era of slavery.

Common Ground Program Earns Grants

Civil War Sites

Historic Sotterley was awarded grants from Maryland Humanities and Maryland Heritage Area Authority for its Common Ground programs.

Hoyer Advocates for 5th District Projects

Head Start

Rep. Steny H. Hoyer praised the recent House passage of H.R. 4502, a funding package of seven FY2022 appropriations bills. Funding for some 5th District projects was included in the package.

Sotterley to Present Aug. 4 Virtual Event


Historic Sotterley will host Gabrielle Tayac discussing the Smithsonian exhibit, Return to a Native Place: Native People of the Chesapeake Region. The virtual event will be held at 7 pm Wednesday, August 4, 2021.

Hoyer Supports Funding for Local Projects

Coronavirus Relief Bills

Funding for Southern Maryland projects has been included in several of the fiscal 2022 appropriations bills that advanced out of a House committee earlier this month, Rep. Steny H. Hoyer announced.

In the Market for Craft Beverages?


The folks at Historic Sotterley are always coming up with new and unique events. The latest is a Craft Beverage Farmers Market at the St. Mary’s County Regional Airport terminal building from 4 to 6 pm July 1.

Common Ground Program Continues at Sotterley

Common Ground

Historic Sotterley continues its 2021 Common Ground program with a virtual event at 7 pm Wednesday, March 31, featuring John B. King Jr. and “Looking to the Past to Reclaim Our Future.”