The Calvert Marine Museum (CMM) announces its Spring 2021 virtual lecture series: “Maryland in the Age of Sail.” Join Mark Wilkins, CMM Curator of Maritime History, as he explores topics ranging from European influences, to the tobacco trade, to the Civil War on the Chesapeake and more, through the 20th century.
Lectures begin at 5 p.m. and take place via ZOOM. A link to each lecture will be posted on this page prior to event. This seven-week series is free and open to the public.
The Tobacco Trade
Thursday, April 22
Watery Highways – The Chesapeake Bay
Thursday, May 6
Battle of Hampton Roads and the Civil War on the Chesapeake and in Maryland
Thursday, May 20
Development of Chesapeake Bay Watercraft and Fishing
Thursday, June 3
For more information regarding “Maryland in the Age of Sail”, please contact 410-326-2042, ext. 8046 or email Mark.Wilkins@calvertcountymd.gov.