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

Coming Events
January 28, 2015
Winter Luncheon
Birds of a Feather (Birds of the Chesapeake)

February 4, 2015
Winter Luncheon
The Emma Giles

February 11, 2015
Winter Luncheon
Chesapeake Beach Oyster Cultivation

February 18, 2015
Winter Luncheon
Nuclear Program, Racing for the Bomb

February 25, 2015
Winter Luncheon
Air Force One

May 16, 2015
Maryland House and Garden Pilgrimage

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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
2015 Winter Luncheon Lecture Series
In the event of snow:
We will adhere to the Anne Arundel County school cancellations. If school is cancelled for the day, so is the luncheon. If schools are delayed, the luncheon will take place as planned. Check here to see notices.
January 28 Colin Rees, Author,
Birds of a Feather (Birds of the Chesapeake) SOLD OUT

February 4 John Colhoun, Historian,
The Emma Giles SOLD OUT

February 11 John Bacon, Chair,
Chesapeake Beach Oyster Cultivation

February 18 Dr. Robert Standish Norris, Senior Research Associate, NRDC,
Nuclear Program, Racing for the Bomb (about Manhattan Project)

February 25 Kenneth T. Walsh, Chief White House Correspondent, U.S. News & World Report
Air Force One: A History of the Presidents and Their Planes SOLD OUT

Programs begin at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday,
followed by luncheons of homemade soups, specialty breads, dessert and beverages. We cannot accept walk-ins.

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Maryland House and Garden Pilgrimage
in Southern Anne Arundel County

Sponsored by Captain Avery Museum

Saturday, May 16

Special Reduced Rate Opportunity!

"Tour Bell" tickets

(available through Jan. 30)

Great gift opportunity
or stocking stuffer!

Click here to learn more about this event or to purchase tickets.


Our Sponsors
We thank these companies who provide support to the
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