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Spy Week Family Day

There's fun for everyone on Spy Week Family Day at the Museum! Write secret messages with invisible ink, use a clothesline to send secret messages like patriot Anna Smith Strong, use a cipher wheel to decode secret messages from Benjamin Tallmadge's very own code book and meet author Claudia Friddell, who will read excerpts from her book, George Washington's Spies.* 


1:00pm-4:00pm – Interactive Spy Stations

2:00pm- Author Claudia Friddell reads excerpts from Chapter 5 of George Washington’s Spies.

3:00pm - Author Claudia Friddell reads excerpts from Chapter 7 of George Washington’s Spies

*Copies of the book will be on sale!

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For children’s author, Claudia Friddell, the next best thing to time travel is discovering and sharing exciting real life stories from long ago.  A former elementary school teacher, Claudia loves talking to students and teachers about the magic of bringing history to life through books. When she’s not visiting schools, digging for treasure in the library, or writing at her home in Baltimore, she’s reading, walking, and kayaking on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. To learn more about Claudia and her books, George Washington’s Spies and Goliath, Hero of the Great Baltimore Fire, visit:

Earlier Event: September 22
Museum Day