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Work Boats and Elusive Birds: December Events in Galesville

Learn about Chesapeake Bay workboats and the elusive Sora Rail at this months events in Galesville.

The Sora Rail lives in both fresh and salt water marshes.|Photo credit: "Mike" Michael L. Baird CC-BY-2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
The Sora Rail lives in both fresh and salt water marshes.|Photo credit: "Mike" Michael L. Baird CC-BY-2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
Cookies and model boats are on tap for the Galesville Heritage Museum's Holiday Open House Sunday.

The model boats of Lothian resident Tom Cosden will be on display. His replicas include hydroplanes that Cosden raced in the 1950s and 1960s, as well as work boats found on the Chesapeake Bay.

Cosden will be on hand during the open house to answer questions, so head to the Galesville Heritage Museum from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. The museum is located at 988 Main St. in Galesville.

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Galesville Heritage Society will hosts its quarterly dinner at the Galesville Memorial Hall at 6:30 p.m. on Dec. 10.

Greg Kearns will speak at the dinner, about the Sora Rail and the restoration of wild rice marshes. The Sora Rail is a bird that can be heard singing in fresh water and salt water marshes, though it is seldom seen. 
 
The dinner menu includes ham and turkey, potatoes, vegetables, salad and dessert. The dinner will be $15 for members and $20 for non-members. 

To make reservations, call Dee Dixon at  410-867-3622 or email her at deejdixon@yahoo.com by Dec. 8. 

The Galesville Memorial Hall is located at 952 Main Street in Galesville.

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