Fire going in Indian Village during snowstorm. JPPM Visitor Center in a winter snow. Snowing at the JPPM Indian Village. Snowing at the JPPM Pavilion. Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum, State Museum of Archaeology

560 scenic acres along the Patuxent River in Calvert County, Maryland, more than 65 identified archaeological sites, and 9,000 years of documented human occupation.

Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum (JPPM) is a place full of secrets waiting to be unearthed.  Whether you come to hike our miles of trails, explore our Visitor Center full of interactive exhibits, or to enjoy one of our educational programs or events, you will leave with a greater appreciation for the land and the people who once lived here. JPPM is also the home of the Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory (MAC Lab), which houses over 8 million artifacts.

Save the date for the Time Traveling Kids program on February 9th from
10:00 am -11:00 am in the Visitor Center - register now for a spot!

Discovering Archaeology Day Banner links you to flyer for Discovering Archaeology Day.

Links to blog on Maryland History by the object.Links to Diagnostic Artifacts in Maryland website






Indian
Village


Image links you to the Indian Village webpage.

Public
Archaeology


Image links you to the Public Archaeology webpage.

Public
Programs


Image links you to the Public Programs webpage.


Curator's
Choice


Image of current Curator's Choice topic, and links you to the Curator's Choice webpage.

This page updated: February 2, 2016