Historic Waterfront Walking Tour at St Michaels Museum
Date: July 14, 2012
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
“Historic St Michaels Waterfront” - Enjoy a leisurely walk through the historic waterfront district. See many original and restored houses from the 1800s while learning about life in a small waterfront village and the vibrant shipbuilding and seafood industries of that era. Included are colorful stories of many of the people and events. Along the way you will learn of the history of the layout of St. Michaels by James Braddock, of the Battle of 1813 and the Cannonball House, of St. Mary's Square, of the transition of Church Cove to Muskrat Green, what happened at Hells' Crossing, of Frederick Douglass' 1877 return to reconcile with his master at the Dodson House, how Honeymoon Bridge was named, the seafood industry on Navy Point, plus a lot more.
A docent led 90 minute walking tour