What is this Big White Building?
(Inscription under the photos in the upper part of the marker-L to R)
Working on an artifact display; View of Conservation Wet Lab; Cataloging artifacts from the Sukeek’s Cabin site; Labeling small artifacts is precise work in the MAC Lab. Most archaeological artifacts are stored in coroplast (plastic) boxes in a humidity and temperature-controlled room.
(Inscription under the photos in the lower part of the marker(L to R)
Putting a log dugout canoe back together after conservation; Historic ceramic study collection.
This building won an Honor Award from the Maryland Society/Architectural Institute of America “for architectural excellence” and a Design Award, Honorable Mention, from
Erected by Maryland Historical Trust.
Location. 38° 23.698′ N, 76° 30.462′ W. Marker is in St. Leonard, Maryland, in Calvert County. Marker is on Jefferson Patterson Park Road. Touch for map. This marker is on the grounds of the Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Leonard MD 20685, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Government at St. Leonard’s (within shouting distance of this marker); Attention to Detail-Gertrude Sawyer, Architect (within shouting distance of this marker); The Search for the Chesapeake Flotilla (within shouting distance of this marker); “We Must Have Done Them Considerable Damage” (within shouting distance of this marker); Smith’s St. Leonard Site (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Stuart Skinner (about 300 feet away); Valor at St. Leonard Creek (about 300 feet away); “The Commodore Can Beat Any…Barges…Sent Against Him” (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Leonard.
Categories. • Anthropology • Science & Medicine • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 26, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 240 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 26, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.