Discover St. Clement’s Island State Park and its history as the site of Maryland’s first colonial landing in 1634. Enjoy the scenic and natural beauty of the island, Potomac River and waterfowl with a walk along the beach. Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy at the pavilion or any of the tables dotting the island shore. The reconstructed Blackistone Lighthouse will be open and available for tours. Visitors can also refresh themselves with free watermelon slices throughout the event.
St. Clement’s Island Heritage Day, a family event set to occur on June 1, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at St. Clement’s Island Museum and on St. Clement’s Island State Park, encourages the public to visit St. Clement’s Island and become acquainted with the island’s past as expert guest presenters and interpreters share information and activities regarding the history, culture, heritage and ecology tied to the island.
Visitors will celebrate the history and heritage of St. Clement’s Island with tons of fun and free activities and programs out on beautiful St. Clement’s Island. The public will experience a day of history, wildlife and art, and take part in activities that include, games, lighthouse tours, traditional music and much more. There will be vendors on hand and free water taxi rides out to the island for all visitors attending the festivities.