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Galesville Heritage Society

Built in the 1880s, this building was the home of beloved schoolteacher Carrie Ruthanne Sanks Weedon (1847-1928).

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Emma Giles

Sunday, October 12, 2014 

Galesville Heritage Museum 1:00 – 4:00 PM

Lecture at 2:00 pm

Docking at Steamboat Landing, the Emma Giles brought thrills for the young, goods and staples for the residents of Galesville and surrounding areas and people looking for a vacation from the city life of Baltimore. 
Join us on Sunday, October 12 from 1:00 to 4:00 PM and you can relive the excitement of the arrival of the Emma Giles as it docked on the shores of the West River and other landings in South County.
John Colhoun, local native son and lover of history, will share the story of the Emma Giles, her history and her importance to the economy of this region. John’s presentation will start at 2:00 PM. Artifacts and photographs will be on display, along with a model of the Emma Giles.
What do you know about the Emma Giles Society? Mark your calendars for Sunday, October 12, join us at the Galesville Heritage Museum from 1:00-4:00 PM and share your knowledge or learn more.
For more information call 410-867-4731.

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The Galesville Heritage Society Inc. (GHS) is a 501(c)3 tax exempt organization under the Internal Revenue Code.
Tax deductible contributions should be sent to the address below.
Your contributions fund the work of the society.


"Where the Past Meets the Present with a Promise"

Galesville Heritage Society Inc.
P.O. Box 373
988 Main Street

Galesville, MD 20765-0373

The Museum is open Sundays from April to November, 1 - 4 PM, or by appointment

Site maintained by Pete Baer
Please contact me if you have problems or need help.


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