News and Updates
This News and Updates page is the best way to stay up-to-date with the Accokeek Foundation. Here you can find press releases, updates on our events, and news about our programs and initiatives. Additionally, you can follow us on social media and read our Blog to learn more about our work.
News and Features
Governor Moore Celebrates Designation of Southern Maryland National Heritage Area
Press release from the office of Governor Wes Moore about the launch of the Southern Maryland National Heritage Area, hosted in Piscataway Park.
May 26, 2023
Maryland history actress teaches Black history from first person point of view
WTOP article featuring Shemika Berry, a historical performer and Outreach Specialist for the Foundation.
February 13, 2023
The View from Piscataway Park: Talking Indigenous Justice with Anjela Barnes
Listen to Anjela Barnes on AMDG: A Jesuit Podcast discussing what justice looks like for Indigenous people, and what injustices have been perpetrated throughout our history.
Maryland woman brings Black history to life through performances
CBS News Baltimore article featuring Shemika Berry, a historical performer and Outreach Specialist for the Foundation.
February 9, 2023
Coffee with the Chicken Ladies Episode 104
The Chicken Ladies chat turkeys and Java chickens with Alison Bode, livestock manager at the National Colonial Farm at Piscataway Park.
November 22, 2022
Piscataway Park: Reconnecting with nature for sustainability
Read the article by Jing-ning Hsu, Journalism student at George Washington University, about the Foundation's work in ecological restoration, regenerative Indigenous agriculture, and cultural restoration.
February 6, 2023