Indian Cultures of Maryland
Rental Policy &
Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum, a program of the Maryland Historical Trust and the Maryland Department of Planning.
SCHEDULING AND AVAILABILITY
Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum’s (JPPM) Eastern Woodland Indian Cultures in Maryland traveling
trunk is available to all Maryland public and private schools. Teachers should contact the Education
Coordinator (410-586-8504) to schedule a rental and discuss any concerns related to the use of the trunk.
The teaching trunk may be used by multiple teachers within your school during the rental period. In doing
so the original renter is still responsible for the return and condition of all items in the trunk
• A confirmation letter, rental agreement, and remittance slip will be sent as soon as a trunk is booked.
• Within two weeks, renters must return payment (checks ONLY) along with their remittance slip and
a signed copy of this agreement form. Make checks payable to MDP- JPPM.
• As soon as your payment is received, JPPM will ship the trunk to your school along with the
combination for the locks securing it.
LENGTH OF RENTAL
The rental period for the trunk is three weeks. This time is measured from the day that the renter receives
the trunk to the day that it is returned to JPPM.
Rental Period begins ____________________________
Renter must ship trunk by ________________________
Trunk is due back on ____________________________
FEES AND PENALTIES
The three week rental fee for the traveling trunk is $175. This fee covers the rental fee and the cost of
shipping and insuring the trunk via UPS to and from your school. See Shipping below. A replacement fee
will be incurred by the renter for all items that are damaged or lost while in the custody of the renter. The
fee will be determined by the amount of damage or the cost of the missing item. As soon as the renter
becomes aware of any problems, he or she must report them at once to the JPPM Education Coordinator at