Port Tobacco was not on the water when I visited. Prior to the American Revolution, this Maryland hamlet barely an hour’s drive south-east of Washington, DC was the second largest seaport in the American colonies. Ships anchored to be loaded with barrels of tobacco bound for Europe and the rest of the world. Port TobaccoContinue reading “Port Tobacco, Maryland”
On October 15, 2011, I joined a group of artists led by Jean Brinton Jaecks in the gardens of the William Paca House, Annapolis, Maryland. I sketched the summer house and the purple beans shown below to the right. Didn’t attempt the tobacco plant.