Join us for an improvised, collectively led New Public Sites walking tour of the invisible sites and overlooked features around the Maryland Historical Society. The 45 minute long excursion be a truly collaborative drift during which together we will explore nearby alleys while sharing with each other place-based histories and creative, pedestrian interpretations. Along the way, we will collect Shards of Site; which are shredded pavement souvenirs serving as mementos of place. You are invited to poetically name your shards in an attempt to convey something about the place and/or its spirit. Upon returning to the conference center we will share our Shards of Site with each other and take group photo. Through our combined knowledge, playful actions and intriguing finds, we will create a de-authorized tour of walkable downtown heritage.