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The schedule of events is subject to changed based on the status of the coronavirus response, weather, staffing, and other situations that may arise. If Calvert Nature Society or Calvert County Natural Resources Division cancels a program, a full refund will be issued.

Fall Program Registration will open in for Members on July 20 and on August 3 for Nonmembers. Join now to take advantage of the early registration period..  Schedule is subject to change.

Lower Marlboro Freedom Day

  • 10/06/2018
  • 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Lower Marlboro, MD


Registration is closed

For All Ages

Commemorating the freedom of those who, with the help of the British, fled slavery during the War of 1812.

The daylong celebration includes:

  • A walking tour 
  • Speakers
  • Woodworking Demonstrations
  • Exhibits at the historic Lower Marlboro United Methodist Church and the Lower Marlboro Hall 
  • Food Vendor
  • Naturalist-led kayak tours: 12:00-1:30 and 2:00-3:30. Kayaks, paddles and life vests provided. Please wear clothes and shoes that can get wet; no Crocs or flip flops.

Ample free parking available.

Contact: Kirsti Uunila 410-535-1600, ext. 2504

Location: Lower Marlboro Hall, 3911 Lower Marlboro Road, Owings, MD

Registration is not required.

If you are interested in volunteering, go to our Calvert Steward event, call 410-535-5327 or 

Sponsors include:
Calvert Nature Society, Calvert County Parks & Recreation Natural Resources Division, 

Residents of Lower Marlboro, All Saints Episcopal Church, Calvert County Chapter of the NAACP, Calvert County Historical Society, Calvert Library, Calvert County Historic District Commission, Maryland State Archives, Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture, and Mt. Harmony – Lower Marlboro United Methodist Church

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