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The Archives staff create exhibits for display at our Annapolis building, for the Maryland State House, Government House and for other state buildings.

Our online and traveling exhibits relate to significant events in Maryland and U.S. History. Museums and historical societies in Maryland feature our exhibits. View Current Searchroom Exhibit

Featured Exhibit

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Online Exhibit - Frederick Douglass: Son of Maryland. A celebration of the bicentennial of the birth of abolitionist and orator Frederick Douglass.

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Online Exhibits


From Book Binding, to Bull Run, to First Ladies, theres a bit of history for everyone. Exhibits feature select items from our collections.

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Traveling Exhibits

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Exhibits are on display at the Senate Miller Building, Reginald F. Lewis Museum, Maryland Historical Society, Rose Hill Manor Park and the Children's Museum.

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View Notable Documents

Lincoln pardon June 18, 1863 | Local MD Newspaper Coverage of the Titanic | The original official Maryland charter language in English - June 1632 |
Putting Maryland on the Map - Charts and Maps the Colonists would have used | The United States Constitution - first printing in Maryland, September 22, 1787

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