HCHS invites all members to the 2023 Annual Business Meeting and Reception to vote on changes to by-laws. The meeting will be at 1:00 – 1:45pm, the reception
HCHS invites all members to the 2023 Annual Business Meeting and Reception to vote on changes to by-laws. The meeting will be at 1:00 – 1:45pm, the reception will be at 1:45 – 2:00pm and keynote presentation will be at 2:00-3:00pm. The meeting agenda will be sent to you soon via email. Please call us at 410-480-3280 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to RSVP.
Members, please stay for the keynote presentation which will follow the business portion of meeting–
2023 ANNUAL MEETING KEYNOTE PRESENTATION “ANOTHER PIECE OF THE PUZZLE: HARRIET TUBMAN HOMESITE DISCOVERY” DR. JULIE SCHABLITSKY, CHIEF ARCHAEOLOGIST & SARAH JANESKO, CONSULTANT ARCHAEOLOGIST (MDOT SHA)
In November 2021, archaeologists from MDOT SHA, led by Dr. Schablitsky and assisted by Ms. Janesko, made an important discovery in the Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge on the Eastern Shore’s – the site of the cabin of Ben Ross, Sr., who had been enslaved at Thompson Farm with his family, including his daughter Araminta Ross – known around the world as crusading abolitionist Harriet Tubman.
Come hear the rest of the story as Dr. Schablitsky and Ms. Janesko share their process, techniques, and findings – including a display of artifacts from this historic site – and make themselves available to answer questions from the audience.