The Archaeology of the Patuxent River: Kayaking through History

Jul 10, 2021 9:00AM—1:00PM


Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary 1361 Wrighton Rd Lothian, MD 20711

Cost $25.00


Join expert Prince George’s County archaeologist Stephanie Sperling in a kayaking expedition to learn about the archaeological and cultural history along the Patuxent River. She will be discussing the results of a recent archaeological survey of Jug Bay, which documented archaeological resources ranging from occupations from 13,000 years ago to the historic period. Stephanie will also share how these archaeological sites inform us about past ways of life along the Patuxent River.

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:
1. Independently participate in all activities while maintaining an appropriate and safe body position.
2. Manage all personal care and personal mobility independently.
3. Effectively communicate with leaders and other participants.
Bring plenty of water, sunscreen, sun hat, sunglasses, and wear closed toe shoes that can get wet & muddy. Please arrive 15 minutes before the start time. $25 per person. Registration is required and is limited to 7 participants. Ages 13 and older. Current health guidelines and registration required. Go to  Activity Net #24866. For questions, call 410-222-8006 or email