Experience life and death in 17th -century Maryland in a unique theatrical event that’s the perfect Halloween treat. Walk historical paths by moonlight as Maryland’s colonists provide a glimpse of their days and nights that’s entertaining, illuminating, and possibly haunting. End your evening in the old town by taking an optional horse-drawn carriage ride to the Brick Chapel, where a violin duet will serenade visitors.
Grave Matters will take place at Historic St. Mary’s City on Friday and Saturday, October 29 and 30. Tours will be offered every 15 minutes from 6:30 pm to 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 for visitors age 12 and up and $15 for those ages 6-12. Children 5 years and under visit free. Friends of Historic St. Mary’s City and St. Mary’s College of Maryland students with an ID enjoy a discounted rate of $15. Advance ticket purchase is required. Call the Historic St. Mary’s City Visitor Center from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday at 1-800-SMC-1634 or 240-895-4990 to reserve your place.
To ensure the best experience for everyone, parental guidance is suggested. Some material may not be suitable for young children.
This event is made possible through support by Brinsfield Funeral Home and the Historic St. Mary’s City Foundation. For more information about this event or the museum, call or visit http://www.stmaryscity.org/.