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Annual Independence Day Ceremony

Annual Independence Day Ceremony at the Houghton House Gardens and William Paca monument site.

Co-hosted with the Queen Anne’s County Historical Society. Featuring keynote speaker Pete Lesher, Chief Curator, Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum – “Liberty on Land and Water”. Event also includes wreath-laying ceremony at monument to William Paca, signer of the Declaration of Independence.


Event information
Mon Jul 4, 2016
Wye River Conference Center
Houghton House
Queenstown, MD