When you think of archaeology, you may not think of new artifacts being found all the time here in Maryland. But according to our guest, Director of Archaeology for Anne Arundel County Stephanie Sperling, there may be things worth digging up in your backyard!
This tour is sold out! Please enter your name of the wait list here. Here’s an an opportunity to understand the Battle of Antietam in a new way – from a kayak right down in Antietam Creek. On September 17, the anniversary of the Battle, Preservation Maryland invites you to kayak through Antietam history with fellow history buffs.
Preservation Maryland will pair the fun of kayaking the beginner whitewater stretch of the Creek with a pre-tour lecture on the historic and preservation context of the Battlefield.
“Picnic party at Antietam Bridge,” 1862, by Alexander Gardner. Courtesy of the Library of Congress.
We’ll meet at the Newcomer House. The kayaking tour lasts roughly 4 to 4.5 hours. The ticket price of $115-$125 includes kayak rentals and equipment, kayak guide, brunch, lecture, parking, and gratuity. If you have any dietary restrictions or other questions, please contact Director of Engagement Elly Cowan. Sign up now to get a spot!
KAYAK ANTIETAM CREEK
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2017
11AM – 4PM, Keedysville, MD