The Archaeology of the Patuxent River: Canoeing through History

Jul 09, 2022 9:00AM—1:00PM


Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Visitor Center 1361 Wrighton Road Lothian, MD 20711

Cost $25


Join expert archaeologist Dr Andrew (Drew) Webster, from the Anne Arundel County’s Cultural Resources Section, in a canoeing expedition to learn about the archaeological and cultural history along the Patuxent River. Drew will share about how archaeological sites inform us about past ways of life from early occupations over 10,000 years ago to historic times.

The Patuxent River is a relatively slow-moving river, but paddlers must be able to propel the canoe through the water. Participants must be able to:
•    Independently participate in all activities while maintaining an appropriate and safe body position.
•    Manage all personal care and personal mobility independently.
•    Effectively communicate with leaders and other participants.

Please arrive 15 minutes before the start time. Bring plenty of water, sunscreen, sun hat, sunglasses, lunch/snack, and closed toed shoes that can get wet. Ages: 13 and older (under 18 with a parent) . $25 per person. Current health guidelines will be required. To register go to  Activity Net ##28754. For questions call 410-222-8006 or email