Wayback Wednesdays

Wayback Wednesdays is a weekly video series, produced by St. Mary's County Museum, showing some of the stories that make St. Mary’s County’s history so unique and interesting. This engaging series airing weekly on Wednesday’s is hosted by Museum Division Manager, Karen Stone, and features historical facts and stories from the quirky to the fascinating.

current episode l past episodes

 

Current Episode:

Episode 30: The Pony Express & The U.S. Postal Service in St. Mary's County
Karen2.png

The Pony Express&

The U.S. Postal Service in St. Mary's County

Posted: Wednesday, October28, 2020

Welcome to #WaybackWednesday Episode 30: The Pony Express & U.S. Postal Service in St. Mary's County, where we discuss how the postal service developed and operated in St. Mary's County. Check it out:

View the episode here>

 

Past Episodes:

Episode 29:
Cardinal Gibbons Institute

 

Episode 28:
Maryland Toleration Act

Episode 27:

Drayden African American Schoolhouse

 

Episode 26:

U.S. Colored Troops Medal of Honor Recipients
 

Episode 25:
John Donahoo & the Lighthouses of St. Mary's County

Episode 24:
The Piscataway People

Episode 23:
John Washington & his St. Mary's County Wives

Episode 22:
The Old Jail & the Underground Railroad

Episode 21:
The Calvert Legacy

Episode 20:
John Allen Thomas, A Maryland Patriot

Episode 19:
How Lexington Park Got it's Name

Episode 18:

Dr. Thomas Gerard & the St. Clement's Hundred

Episode 17:
The U.S. Navy & St. Clement's Island

 

Episode 16:

"The War of 1812 in St. Mary's County" NEW!

Episode 15:
"The Fire at Blackistone Lighthouse"

Episode 14:
The First Sheriff 
 

Episode 13:
Point Lookout Lighthouse and its first Lighthouse Keeper

Episode 12:

Cecil Calvert & the Maryland Charter

Episode 11:

Juneteenth

Episode 10:

The Lynching of Benjamin Hance 
Note: This is a difficult story to hear, but an important one to tell. 

Episode 9:

Moll Dyer: The Witch of Leonardtown? 
 

Episode 8: 
Dashiell Hammett, Local Celebrity 

Episode 7:
Ignatius Loyola & the Founding of the Society of Jesus

Episode 6:

Horse Racing in Leonardtown

Episode 5:
St. Peter Claver Church

Episode 4:
Why Maryland Didn't Secede

Episode 3:
The Black Diamond Disaster

Episode 2:

The Death of Lincoln

Episode 1:
Fr. Andrew White & The Chief​

Featured LBA Business

erin at wharf.jpg

Planning

Check out our Info Guide for planning an event or a group visit in Leonardtown.

Brudergarten_customers3.jpg

Explore

Find out what there is to see and do in this eclectic Southern Maryland Town.

IMG_7689.JPG

Thank you to our generous supporters below. Events and happenings in Leonardtown wouldn't be possible without their kind support.

Marrick Homes.jpg.tif
Leonardtown Chevy.png
QBH_color_jpg.jpg
SMC Arts Council Logo.jpg
CheseldineAutoGroupLogo copy.png
County Times Logo.jpg
McNelis Group.jpg

This Website is Sponsored
and Maintained by:

Leonardtown Business Association
PO Box 2541
Leonardtown, MD 20650

Follow Us

  • Town of Leonardtown
  • Town of Leonardtown
  • YouTube - Leonardtown Maryland

Sign up for updates on the fun things happening in Leonardtown:

© 2019-2020 by the Leonardtown Business Association

  • Facebook