The Accokeek Foundation Hosts Series to Explore Race and Culture through Stories of the Earth

  Program Made Possible Through Maryland Humanities Grant Program (Accokeek, MD) – The Accokeek Foundation is pleased to host a Land and River Conversation series, which focuses on exploring race and culture through stories from the earth. This three-part series brings together community members to examine the complicated history and complex relationships that have shaped…

Winter Woes and Wonders

written by Interpreter, Kaylin Beach The National Colonial Farm imagines a fictional family—the Boltons—to reveal the realities of life for non-wealthy landowners and enslaved people in early America. How like a winter hath my absence been From thee, the pleasure of the fleeting year! What freezings have I felt, what dark days seen! What old…

Love Letters in the 18th Century

by Kate McGowan, Museum Educator “Now Letter-Writing is, to me, the most agreable Amusement and Writing to you the most entertaining and Agreable of all Letter-Writing” —John Adams to Abigail Smith, April 12th 1764 Were your Valentines this year a bit… uninspired? Are you tired of the endless stream of stale and saccharine sentiments that…