Tag Archives: Historic St. Mary’s City

Godiah Spray

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A costumed interpreter greeted us at the Godiah Spray Tobacco Plantation, our final stop at the Historic St. Mary’s City (HSMC) complex.  “Good afternoon.  I’m William, one of Master Spray’s indentured servants.”  He was the only St. Mary’s interpreter to … Continue reading

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We’re #4

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The site where the Ark and the Dove landed, in 1634, belonged to the Yaocomico people.  “…[I]n order to avoid every appearance of injustice and afford opportunity for hostility,” wrote a Jesuit priest who traveled on the Ark, “we bought from … Continue reading

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Seeking Mary Jennings

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An interpreter sat near the bow of the Maryland Dove, a recreation of a 17th century trading ship moored at Historic St. Mary’s City museum. She was a young woman – probably a student from St. Mary’s College, next door … Continue reading

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