Jim Tildesley-On Admiral Inglis

Former Director of the Scottish Maritime Museum, Jim Tildesley, will discuss his recently published biography of John Inglis, “I am Determined to Live or Die on Board My Ship.” The …

Family Activities

Stop by Sultana’s Holt Education Center for a variety of Family-friendly activities that are sure to engage and entertain your entire group. More details coming soon!

Chesapeake Through the Ages

Chesapeake Through the Ages visualizes 35 million years of Bay history using Sultana’s GIS (Geographic Information Systems) Theatre. This cutting-edge system transforms the Swain Geography Classroom in Sultana’s Holt Education …

Native Americans of the Chesapeake Bay

Using the Sultana Education Foundation’s state-of-the art GIS presentation theater, Native Americans of the Chesapeake Bay explores the history and culture of people native to the Chesapeake Bay region, spanning …

Holt Center Open House

Visit the Sultana Education Foundation’s LEED Platinum Holt Center in Chestertown. One of the most environmentally sustainable buildings in the Mid-Atlantic, the Holt Center features the largest high-resolution map of …

Tom Pelton: The Chesapeake in Focus

When Captain John Smith arrived in Virginia in 1607, he discovered a paradise in the Chesapeake Bay. In the centuries that followed, the Bay changed vastly―and not for the better. …

Model Ships and Boats

Visit the Project Shop at Sultana’s Holt Education Center to see a variety of ship models and talk to their builders about the care and creation of the models.

Scales and Tales

Check out the Maryland Department of Natural Resources exhibit of live raptors, owls and reptiles. This is always a huge hit!

Movie: Kalmar Nyckel, The Forgotten Journey

A “Forgotten Journey” no more, Sweden’s long and special relationship with America began in 1638 when the KALMAR NYCKEL made its first epic transatlantic voyage to establish the colony of …