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Date:
April 22, 2021
Time:
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location:
Online - Zoom - Calvert Marine Musem
Address:
Solomons, MD 20688
Contact:
410-326-2042 ext 8046
Cost:
Lecture is free
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Virtual - Maryland in the Age of Sail Lecture Series: The Tobacco Trade

Thursday, April 22, 2021

Join Mark Wilkins, CMM Curator of Maritime History, as he explores topics ranging from European influences, to the tobacco trade, to the Civil War on the Chesapeake and more, through the 20th century. During today's lecture, trace the evolution of the tobacco trade, first in Virginia then in Maryland. Find out why this commodity was so important and lucrative to global commerce. Via Zoom, a link to the lecture will be posted on our lecture page prior to event.