African American Families of Calvert County Exhibit Opens at Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum
(September 15, 2021) Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum is celebrating our African American Community with an exhibit in the Visitor Center September 15 to October 15.
On display are some historic portraits donated by Loretta Parran whose ancestors have lived in Calvert County since the seventeenth century. The exhibit features some of Calvert’s African American citizens as they followed the path to freedom and celebrates their lives with some shared oral histories. Please join us. The exhibit is open on September 15, 2021, during Visitor Center hours of 10 am to 5 pm, Wednesday through Sunday.
The exhibit is free and open to the public.
Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum, a state museum of archaeology and home to the Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory, is a program of the Maryland Historical Trust, a division of the Maryland Department of Planning. It is located on 560 scenic acres along the Patuxent River and the St. Leonard Creek in St. Leonard, Calvert County, Maryland.