This museum features information on the landing of Maryland colonists in 1634 and the first Roman Catholic Mass in the English speaking colonies. It traces the history of the area and life along the Potomac River through archaeological exhibits and cultural events. St. Clements Island can be clearly seen from the museum grounds. The annual Blessing of the Fleet occurs here on the first full weekend in October. The museum also hosts the annual Christmas Doll & Train Exhibit.
This museum will be the place of the 2012 Potomac Jazz & Seafood Festival featuring Marcus Anderson (sax), Marc Antoine (guitar) with Brian Simpson (keyboards), and Steve Cole (sax) on Saturday, July 14, 2012.
St. Clement’s Island Potomac River Museum, 38370 Point Breeze Rd, Coltons Point, Maryland