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Artifacts from Jesuit plantation site

The medals were discovered by archaeologists digging at the site of Maryland's Jesuit manor farm and headquarters. They date back to 1637.


Embroidery scissors

These corroded embroidery scissors were found at the site.


Beads were popular items for trade with Indians

These glass beads and one copper tubular bead were found at Jesuit plantation site. Beads were a popular item for trade with the Indians, who the Jesuits sought to evangelize.


Clay figurine from home of Third Lord Baltimore's stepson

This clay figurine was discovered at the site of the Third Lord Baltimore Charles Calvert's stepson, Nicholas Sewall. It was discarded in a trash heap that dates back to 1675-1700.


Hoyt's Nickel Cologne bottle

"The cologne was supposedly used for luck in love and gambling, and was very popular in the late 1800s in African American communities," according to a publication serving the Naval Air Station.

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