October 5, 2023

CANCELED: Celebrate the St. Mary’s River at RiverFest

Marine Sciences

UPDATE: This event has been canceled. RiverFest, a celebration of the St. Mary’s River and its watershed, runs from 11am to 4pm Saturday, September 23. Free admission.

HSMC to Host Indigenous Heritage Day


Join Historic St. Mary’s City for Indigenous Heritage Day from 10am to 4pm Saturday, September 9, 2023.

New Easement for Land Trust in HSMC


Patuxent Tidewater Land Trust has acquired a new type of easement – a forest conservation easement in Historic St. Mary’s City.

Nearly 400-Yr.-Old Remains Found at HSMC Dig Site

The Historic St. Mary’s City Department of Research and Collections uncovered the human remains of a young European man, believed to have been buried in the late 1630s. The discovery might be one of the oldest colonial burials found in Maryland.

Library Chosen to Host National Exhibit


The St. Mary’s County Library has been selected to host the World on the Move: 250,000 Years of Human Migration exhibit in 2025.

Dove to Tour the Chesapeake Bay

The Maryland Dove will sail to different ports of call around the Chesapeake Bay this summer. The ship will be in Baltimore, Havre de Grace, Cambridge, and Crisfield.

Register for HSMC Adults Only Tour

Adults Only

Registration is open for the Historic St. Mary’s City Adults Only tour, “Sin and Scandal.” The tour will take place June 23 and 24 with two tours offered each night 5 and 6:30pm. The program is available only for visitors 18 and older.

Celebrate Maryland Day in St. Mary’s

Maryland Day

Celebrate Maryland Day on March 25 in Historic St. Mary’s City and at St. Clement’s Island.

HSMC Breaks Ground on New Visitor Center

Visitor Center

Historic St. Mary’s City has broken ground on a new visitor center.

Remove the English From Historic St. Mary’s City


Patuxent Tidewater Land Trust volunteers will be removing English ivy vines from trees in Historic St. Mary’s City on January 14, 2023. Get some fresh air, some light exercise, and help the community.