Category Archives: History

Hometown Teams Exhibit Grand Opening: April 4, 2015

Federalsburg Area Heritage Museum
March 2015

The Federalsburg Historical Society is proud to announce the Hometown Teams traveling exhibit from the Smithsonian Institution entitled How Sports Shape America. This amazing interactive exhibit can be seen at the Federalsburg Area Heritage Museum from April 4 to May 23, 2015. The society is collaborating with the Smithsonian, the Maryland Humanities Council, WIN Transport, and the Caroline Board of Education to bring this exhibit to Federalsburg, the only location on the Eastern Shore to host it; it is sponsored by the Star Democrat, WBOC TV, and the Caroline County Library.

Exhibit times at the museum are as follows:

Mondays through Thursdays from 10 am until 4 pm.
Fridays from 10 am until 7 pm.
Saturdays from 10 am until 4 pm.
Closed on Sundays.

Docents will take visitors through the exhibit.

Representatives from the Maryland Humanities Council will speak on April 4, the opening day. Local dignitaries are expected to be present including the Caroline County commissioners, the Federalsburg Mayor and the Town Council. The Colonel Richardson High School band will also be on hand. Refreshments will be served.

The Federalsburg Area Heritage Museum is located on Covey & Williams Alley (behind Town Hall) in Federalsburg. Ample free parking is available near the museum. For further information, call Richard Wheatley at 443-786-1614.