Home Before Sunset: Celebration of a Rural Community

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Presented by Countryside Artisans of Maryland and Sandy Spring Museum at Sandy Spring Museum, Sandy Spring MD

Sep 27
Nov 17
Home Before Sunset: Celebration of a Rural Community

An exhibit by the Countryside Artisans that brings a rural community to life.

In 1814, the Quakers built their meeting house in Sandy Spring village. A six-mile radius from the Sandy Spring Meeting House defined that rural community, as this was the farthest members of the Meeting could travel to and from the meeting house by horse or carriage in one day, arriving home before sunset.

Today, we can travel farther than six miles in one day and still be home by sunset, but the foundation of a rural community still lies within that day trip. The Countryside Artisans of

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Free admission

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Additional time info:

Join us for a Meet the Artists Reception, Sat., Oct. 6, 2:00-4:00pm.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


  • photo by Orlando Morales


Sandy Spring Museum

17901 Bentley Road, www.sandyspringmuseum.org, Sandy Spring, MD 20860

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Free parking.


    • Wheelchair Access

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