St. Mary’s City, MD – Historic St. Mary’s City will host their spring Homeschool Day on Wednesday, April 17. The homeschool day, themed Old World, Modern World, invites visitors to engage in the science of the past, with a modern twist. The day is open to all families with a love of science and history!

Hands-on demonstrations and activities throughout the day may include the following: learning how the technology of weapons changed over time; hearing about women who worked in the STEM field in the seventeenth century; discovering the science of colonial medicine versus that of today; and attempting the math and technology needed for navigation while at sea.

To register for the program, or for more information, call (240) 895-4990 or email Those who register prior to the day of the program will receive a fast pass, gaining easy admittance during the busy morning check-in. 

The cost is affordable: $5 per child for children age 5 and older, with one accompanying adult free (!). Each additional adult will be charged $10. Children younger than 5 are free.

Historic St. Mary’s City is a museum of living history and archaeology on the site of Maryland’s first capital in beautiful, tidewater Southern Maryland.  For more information about the museum, contact the Visitor Center at 240-895-4990, 800-SMC-1634, or visit our website at