Wed, Nov 08|
St. Mary of the Mills Church
Dinner meeting with great food and entertainment supporting educational programs, medical research and cultural advancement within the community.
Time & Location
Nov 08, 2023, 6:00 PM – Nov 09, 2023, 8:30 PM
St. Mary of the Mills Church, 114 St Marys Pl, Laurel, MD 20707, USA
About the event
Doors open at 6pm, meeting starts at 6:30.
Ann Bennett has more than 20 years’ experience working in archaeology, museums, and education. Mrs. Bennett completed a two-year internship at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History while working toward an honors B.A. in anthropology from the University of Pittsburgh. Ann also received certificates in Historic Preservation and Russian and East European Studies, and minors in history, history of art and architecture, and Russian language. Mrs. Bennett received her M.A. in historical archaeology from the College of William and Mary in Virginia, where she wrote her thesis on the religion and ethnicity of an immigrant community in the Shenandoah Valley. She is very active in local and regional historical and cultural organizations, and is the past-president of the Archaeological Society of the Northern Chesapeake. Mrs. Bennett currently works as the Executive Director of the Laurel Historical Society in Laurel, Maryland, and is an adjunct professor in anthropology at Cecil College. She served on the Small Museums Committees for the American Alliance of Museums and the American Association for State and Local History. Ann also serves as a Peer Reviewer for AAM and is a member of the International Council of Museums. She enjoys crosswords, historic costuming and cooking, kayaking, and swimming.