We are now PLanning the Last Minute Details for this year’s EVENT
Exhibitors interested in participating please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
The NHPA wishes to thank the sponsors of the
2014 Nanticoke River Jamboree:
In part from a grant from:
Rob Davis, CPA, Salisbury, Maryland
Healing Hands Animal Hospital, Salisbury, Maryland
Every year at this all-day family-friendly event, you can learn from and be entertained by our outstanding Living History Performers, paddle along a protected and pristine Eastern Shore creek, ride a bike on country roads and enjoy displays from several nonprofits. In 2014 we have an exciting schedule planned:
Ongoing throughout the day:
NEW THIS YEAR – Actor David Emerson is joining us with an impressive resume spanning 25 years of Living History Interpretations. This year we will be visited by General George Washington at the Jamboree!
Returning to the Jamboree:
*** “Origins”, a native American presentation by Daniel Firehawk Abbott at the newly constructed Longhouse at Handsell. Come meet the men who constructed this amazing native lodge and hear about the methods used to build it. Walk through this full-size native dwelling house–the children MUST see this!
*** “African American Story of the Indiantown” Tent presented by the NHPA Native American Steering Committee, exhibits and discussions with family members. Also “Voices of the Indiantown”, with Audio and Visual interviews displayed on a computer of descendants of slaves and sharecroppers of the Indiantown area. View Video Teaser of the new project.
*** Living History and Historic Craftsmen!
1812 Eastern Shore Militia, a re-enactment unit complete with full military uniforms, equipment and muskat demonstrations. This will be there first appearance in the mid-Shore area.
Warren Saunders, decoy carver and Frank Bittner, faux painting;
Chris Roper, a Virginia colonial Blacksmith
Actors Carolyn and Monte Hailey portray “Mr. and Mrs. James Steele”
Angela Pinder as a Runaway Slave Girl
and Margaret Ingersoll as “Ann Ogle Buchanan Steele”
and much much more!
*** Children’s Tent: New this year, a Handsell Children Art Show. Come let your child particpate in the coloring of four line drawings which will be displayed the day of the Jamboree. Your child will receive a special “certificate” thanking them for participating in a Historic Art Show!!! (All ages under 12)
*** Food will be supplied by “2 Chicks Catering”, a truck full of Eastern Shore favorites including crabcake sandwiched! Have a bite to eat while you visit the History Tent OR listen to Daniel Firehawk Abbott’s Native American presentation!
*** Environmental Exhibits by groups such as, but not limited to Dorchestery County Citizens for Planned Growth, Dorchester Master Gardeners, Eastern Shore Land Conservancy, Nutria Project.
“History Tent Performances” – Events scheduled throughout the day–see Schedule of Events
Admission of $4 per person or $10 per family helps defray our costs and bring this great event to Dorchester County!