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Sat, Apr 29


Handsell Historic Site

Chichone Village Day

Celebrate the history of Delmarva Native tribes and learn about the impact of European settlement on native peoples' lands at the 10th Annual Chichone Village Day.

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Chichone Village Day
Chichone Village Day

Time & Location

Apr 29, 2023, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Handsell Historic Site, 4837 Indiantown Rd, Vienna, MD 21869, USA

About The Event

At special events like the Chicone Village Day in the spring there are native historic interpreters and representatives from Delmarva Native tribes who come to Handsell to celebrate their history.  Our events are not Pow-Wows, but educational events held to teach of the ways of the ancient Eastern Woodland people who inhabited the Chesapeake Bay region and Mid-Atlantic coast.  Experimental archaeological techniques are explored and ancient skills demonstrated at these events. This event is sponsored by the Nanticoke Historic Preservation Alliance (NHPA).  For more on this project and the history of the Nanticoke People visit this site

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