County history summit planned for Nov. 12
KENT NARROWS — The Holiday Inn Express at the Kent Narrows will be host to the second annual Queen Anne’s County History Summit to on Saturday, Nov. 12, from 9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Admission is free.
The panels, including the speak- ers, are as follows: 9:10 a.m., Owen Lourie of Maryland State Archives talks about finding the Maryland 400, america’s First War Heroes; 10:10 a.m., Commissioner Jack Wilson will talk about the county’s 240 anniversary commemoration of 1776 and the march to Northampton Court House; 11 a.m., presentation of second annual History Hero Award; 11:10 a.m., U.S. Colored Troops by Historical Society member Chris Pupke; 11:40 a.m., Jack Broderick will talk about the Kirwan Museum Plans; 12:15 p.m., an archaeology discussion and display by Mar y Margaret Revell Goodwin, county historian; 12:45 p.m., watermen’s stories by Troy Wilkins; 1:15 p.m., railroad presentation by Royden Powell; 2 p.m., the history of the county’s law enforcement by Lt. Dale Patrick with the sheriff’s office; and at 2:30 p.m., the first public presentation of the Queen Anne’s County History Arches Data Base Project by Goodwin.