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Upcoming Events

Be sure to check out these great upcoming events sponsored by the Maryland State Archives in the next thirty days. Want a sneak peek at our popular lunch and learn events scheduled for the rest of the year? View all upcoming Lunch and Learn Events



Free Lecture - Brewer Hill The People's Cemetery of Annapolis, Maryland


Speakers:

Elinor Thompson and Donald Brown

Date and Time:

Wednesday January 9, 2019 12:00pm

Location:

Maryland State Archives, 350 Rowe Blvd., Annapolis, MD 21401 Directions to the Archives Registration: Please email or call Emily Oland Squires to RSVP at emily.squires@maryland.gov or 410-260-6443.

Lunch and Learn Event
Brewer Hill Cemetery is one of the oldest historically known African- American cemeteries still being used predominantly by the African - American communities for interments and is situated in the Capitol of our State. The history of the property can be traced back to the late 17th and early 18th centuries. Part of the property was once used as part of a Revolutionary War hospital. The People's Cemetery of Brewer Hill, received its name from Anne Arundel County Orphans Court Judge Nicholas Brewer II who used the property to bury his slaves and allow his colleagues and prominent friends to bury their slaves and their colored hired help within the communities of Annapolis and the local counties. Learn details about the more than 7,000 occupants who are interred in the cemetery that including: names, plot ownership, military service, life dates of both black and white who are interred in the historic cemetery.

Please join us! All are welcome!

Please note: A valid photo ID is required to enter the Archives building.



Free Lecture - Community History from the Archives: Arundel-on-the-Bay


Date and Time:

Wednesday January 23, 2019 12:00pm

Location:

Maryland State Archives, 350 Rowe Blvd., Annapolis, MD 21401 Directions to the Archives Registration: Please email or call Emily Oland Squires to RSVP at emily.squires@maryland.gov or 410-260-6443.

Lunch and Learn Event
Share in local community history uncovered in the archives. Join the authors of "The Amazing Story of Arundel-on-the-Bay: 1600s to Today" who came together five years ago to research and write a book detailing the history of their beloved home. The book chronicles a community evolving from the Gay Nineties, through the segregated Jim Crow era, World War II, woman’s liberation, and other 20th and 21st century realities. The talk will focus on sharing a portrait of America’s social and cultural history that shaped this local community. This event will be free and open to the public. Copies of the book will be for sale with the authors available for signing.

Please join us! All are welcome!

Please note: A valid photo ID is required to enter the Archives building.

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