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  • Saturday, April 1, 2023

    • Maryland Day Weekend Time: 6:00am - 6:00pm Locations: Various Locations Details:

      Celebrate with us, ENJOY, EXPLORE and RESTORE this Maryland Day weekend from Friday, March 31 - Sunday, April 2 at Anne Arundel County's Regional Parks with FREE park entry all weekend!

      • Downs Park
      • Fort Smallwood Park
      • Kinder Farm Park
      • Quiet Waters Park
      • Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

       Plus, Free activities at Hancock's Resolution, Linthicum Walks, Historic London Town and Gardens, and Bacon Ridge.


      Our Mission: We Create Opportunities to Enjoy Life, Explore Nature and Restore Health and Well-being.

    • Rescheduled:Crownsville Hospital Clean-up & "Say My Name" Ceremony Time: 11:00am - 2:00pm Locations: Crownsville Hospital Patient Cemetery Details:

      Saturday's clean-up at the Crownsville Patient Cemetery has been rescheduled due to weather, and it will take place at the  "Say My Name" event on April 29.

      See April 29th Calendar Listing


      "Say it loud!  Say it clear!  Does anybody know I'm here?  Say My Name!

      Please join County Historian Janice Hayes-Williams with Anne Arundel County Recreation and Parks during this Maryland Day weekend with an act of conservation and preservation by participating in cleaning up Crownsville Hospital Patient Cemetery.  This clean-up effort will consist of picking up leaves and fallen tree debris from the passing seasons.  

      Be prepared and bring sunscreenglovesrakes and lawn bags.

      Crownsville Hospital Patient Cemetery can be accessed by taking Marbury Drive off of Crownsville Road near the Crownsville Hospital campus.  Then follow Farm Road and signs directing visitors to parking and the cemetery location.

      There will be a special "Say My Name" Ceremony to conclude the clean-up effort.  "Say My Name" honors the memory of over 1,700 African American patients who died at the Crownsville Hospital Center during it's operation from 1910 to 2004.

      Please contact the Friends of the Crownsville Patient Cemetery or call 410-222-2868 with any questions.