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.
Episode 30: The Pony Express & The U.S. Postal Service in St. Mary's County
The Pony Express&
The U.S. Postal Service in St. Mary's County
Posted: Wednesday, October28, 2020
Cardinal Gibbons Institute
Maryland Toleration Act
The Piscataway People
John Washington & his St. Mary's County Wives
The Old Jail & the Underground Railroad
The Calvert Legacy
John Allen Thomas, A Maryland Patriot
How Lexington Park Got it's Name
The U.S. Navy & St. Clement's Island
"The Fire at Blackistone Lighthouse"
The First Sheriff
The Lynching of Benjamin Hance
Note: This is a difficult story to hear, but an important one to tell.
Dashiell Hammett, Local Celebrity
St. Peter Claver Church
Why Maryland Didn't Secede
The Black Diamond Disaster
Fr. Andrew White & The Chief