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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 2019 Lunch and Learn Events

Virtual Brick Wall Session


Archivists at the Maryland State Archives

Date and Time:

Monday February 11, 2019 11:00am - 1:00pm


Online - Facebook Event
Access: A live link to access the online event will be posted when it is available.

Break through your brick wall
Do you have questions about your Maryland genealogy research? How to research Maryland State Archives records? Where you could find information about an enslaved ancestor? Or have you hit a “brick wall” in your research? Our archivists will help you answer all these questions and more. The Maryland State Archives will be hosting a Virtual Brick Wall session on Facebook on Monday, February 11, 2019 from 11:00am - 1:00pm. During this time, our archivists will be standing by on Facebook to answer your research questions. Mark you calendars now so you don't miss this online event. During the event, please join the Virtual Brick Wall event on the Maryland State Archives Facebook page to post your question.

Free Lecture - Say My Name: The Community History of Crownsville Hospital and Burial Grounds

Date and Time:

Wednesday February 13, 2019 12:00pm


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

Lunch and Learn Event
A look at the history of the Crownsville State Hospital, its establishment and the tradition of burials at Bacon Ridge. Janice Hayes-Williams, historian, columnist and Director of Community Engagement and Constituent Services for Anne Arundel County, will discuss the process of discovering the identity of more than 1,500 African American laid to rest on the original site of the Hospital for the Negro Insane.

Please join us! All are welcome!

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

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