119 Cool and Unusual Things to Do in Maryland - Atlas Obscura
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Goats Rose, Ash, and Heather.
Oct 21
Poolesville, Maryland

If You Could Talk to the Animals

Walk and talk with the critters of Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary.
Mallows Bay is nominated to be a Marine National Sanctuary.
Nov 3
Nanjemoy, Maryland

In Search of the Ghost Fleet of Mallows Bay

Maryland’s “Ghost Fleet of Mallows Bay” is the largest concentration of shipwrecks in the Western Hemisphere. Join us by kayak as we venture through the nearly 200 vessels that lie there.
The Enigma machine, developed by Arthur Scherbius in 1923.
Nov 13
Annapolis Junction, Maryland

Secrets Revealed at the Cryptologic Museum

Break some codes during this after-hours tour of the NSA's vast collection of unclassified and declassified artifacts.

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