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FEDERALSBURG -- The Federalsburg Historical Society will hold its annual Heritage Day and Open House on Oct. 27. The event will be held at the Federalsburg Area Heritage Museum from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Of special interest this year will be a presentation by guest speakers John Creighton and Pat Lewis entitled "Harriet Tubman's Underground Railroad During the 1850s." Both Creighton and Lewis are well-known local researchers and historians. The presentation will begin at 10:30 a.m. at the museum.John and Pat are noted researchers and historians and their presentations are captivating," said Federalsburg Historical Society President Bart Johnson. "We are fortunate to have them speaking about the Federalsburg Heritage Area."
There will be many exhibits, and lunch items and baked goods will be for sale.
"Come and listen to their presentation at 10:30, look at the cool "stuff'' that we have in the Museum and stay for lunch," he said. "Of particular interest is the model of the old Federalsburg A's Ball Park on display."
Another important part of Heritage Day is Exeter. It will also be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for visitors. This historic house is one of the oldest structures in the southern part of Caroline County and was a gift to the Federalsburg Historical Society by the Holt Family Trust in 2011. It was listed on the Register of Historic Places in 1978.
The Federalsburg Area Heritage Museum is located behind the town hall in Federalsburg. Exeter is located at 408 Old Denton Road also in Federalsburg. For further information, contact Bart Johnson at 410-754-8964.