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Eight Coats, Seven Shirts, Fifteen Fathom Wampum: Early Colonial Settlement and the First Deeds

April 27 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Stop by the William Paca House to meet living historian Drew Shuptar Rayvis to learn about the indigenous peoples who inhabited this area by the Chesapeake Bay.

The year is 1695 and Annapolis is the new capital of colonial Maryland. Explore the interconnected relationship between European settlers and the Algonkian peoples and learn about the adaptation of Native American life to colonial settlement.

This drop-in program will highlight the earliest American culture interactions and clashes through customs of war, adoption, captivity, alliance, friendships and marriages between Natives, Europeans and Africans. View traditional objects such as furs, gourd bows and necklaces.

This program is recommended for ages 8 and up. Registration available, but not required.

Cost: Free ($5 suggested donation)


April 27
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm


William Paca House and Garden
186 Prince George Street
Annapolis, MD 21401 United States
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