Captain Avery Museum
Captain Avery Museum
FOUNDED BY THE SHADY SIDE RURAL HERITAGE SOCIETY IN 1984

Coming Events
August 9, 2015
Family "Sundae" Sunday

January 23, 2016
Taste of the Yucatan

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Welcome to the Captain Avery Museum and the 1859 home of Salem Avery, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Learn about the life and livelihood of a Chesapeake Bay waterman in the late 19th century; the fishing club that owned the home for 60 years; and the exciting ways local history and the property are being preserved today.
1418 East West Shady Side Rd., Shady Side, Maryland 20764
Gerry Robertson, Executive Director
FAMILY "SUNDAE" SUNDAYS
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
August 9th

Relax and enjoy a sundae with chocolate or caramel topping, whipped cream, sliced almonds & a cherry
     PLUS
Croquet, badminton, a variety of kids' games on the lawn & art in the garden

See some of the fun from last year

October 18th, Oyster Festival, 12:30-5:00

Grandparents, Moms/Dads, Friends & Sweethearts!
Release your inner poet! Now is the time to get your message into this year's Oyster Festival program! Send a personal message to a loved one for just $25.
Deadline for message receipt is August 20th. Personal messages only. Subject to approval. Max words=25.
Just mail to: Oyster Festival Message, Captain Avery Museum, P.O. Box 89, Shady Side, MD 20764. For confirmation, just include your e-mail address or phone number.
OR enter your message and pay for it on-line here.


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Captain Avery Museum.


Museum: Most Sundays, 1 - 4 pm from April through November, except major holiday weekends.
Library: Mondays, 12 - 3 pm, except major holiday weekends.
Outdoor Exhibits: every day, dawn to dusk
© 2014 Captain Avery Museum, Inc.            Webmaster: Steve Gauss