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Winter Lecture Series

January 31, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Winter Lecture: James G. Gibb

Human Impacts on the Chesapeake: Smithsonian Environmental Research Center Studies of the Rhode River Ecosystem

Dr. Gibb’s presentation will cover the follow topics:

  • Citizen Science Archaeology program at SERC
  • Environmental archaeology studies on 2650 acre Rhode River campus
  • Meat provisioning on 1650s-1680s plantations
  • 18th and 19th century house lot erosion and sedimentation
  • Ramifications of coal as a fuel in Anne Arundel County in the late 19th and early 20th centuries
  • Long term stresses on the ecosystem
  • Environmental impacts of contemporary households

The 2019 Winter Lecture Series at the Annapolis Maritime Museum & Park will be held on Thursday evenings at 7 p.m. from January 10 to February 28. You will be challenged to question and to learn by engaging speakers on eight diverse topics including maritime history, local history, science and maritime art. The schedule for 2019 is available below. Click on lecture titles for more details about the topic and speaker. Admission is $10 per person for non-members and FREE for First Mate and above members.


January 31, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Annapolis Maritime Museum
723 Second Street
Annapolis, MD United States
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