Saint Leonard, Maryland
Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
The Benson Hammond House serves as the Ann Arrundell County Historical Society's headquarters and museum. A truck farm from 1830-1930, the museum contains many artifacts from local truck farms and contains an extensive picker check collection that reflects the system used by early farmers in the area to pay farm workers.
Children's, Culture, General, History, Historic House
The first rural hands-on history museum in the United States designed for elementary school-aged children, this delightful museum provides daily history tours up to two hours in length.
Havre de Grace, Maryland
Located where the Susquehanna River meets the Chesapeake Bay, the Maritime Museum invites you to come experience “Where Bay Life Begins.” Through its exhibits and programs the Museum endeavors to interpret the region’s rich maritime heritage.
Owings Mills, Maryland
We are an educational non-profit organization dedicated to developing, maintaining, and exhibiting materials and artifacts focused on the history of Blacks in baseball. Our activities are aimed at every level from school age children to adults and including educators, businesses, and community resource persons.
Culture, General, History, Historic House, Specialized
The Irish Railroad Workers Museum is a historic site in Baltimore Maryland that celebrates the history of the immense Irish presence in Southwest Baltimore City in the late 1840's. The museum officially opened on June 17th, 2002. This site consists of a group of 5 alley houses where the Irish immigrants who worked for the adjoining B&O Railroad lived. Two of the houses, 918 and 920 Lemmon St., are the museum.
Art, Culture, Library, University
The Leroy Merritt Center for the Art of Joseph Sheppard honors Sheppard’s extraordinary work, underscores his lifelong devotion to creating and promoting classical art, and celebrates the legacy of Maryland philanthropist and businessman Leroy Merritt. Designed by well-known Baltimore architect Jim Grieves, this extraordinary cultural arts center serves as an enduring tribute to the accomplished painter and sculptor.
Children's, History, Science, Specialized
The skipjack Nathan of Dorchester was built by volunteers in Cambridge, Maryland, in 1994, the last skipjack on the Chesapeake Bay built to be a dredge boat. It quickly became apparent that her true mission was in keeping the Bay's unique skipjack heritage alive through educational and recreational sails.
Our volunteer crew members are a crucial asset to our organization. They are extensively trained in all facets of operating these traditional wooden vessels.
Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Military
The Rising Sun Inn is a rare surviving example of pre-Revolutionary planter's framed-house built circa 1753 and was established as a tavern in 1785. Located on the famed Washington Rochambeau Revolutionary route, the Inn is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places.
College Park, Maryland
Art, Culture, History
The David C. Driskell Center is proud to present and preserve its collection of works by African American artists. The collection includes works by well known artists, such as Romare Bearden, David C. Driskell, Sam Gilliam, Jacob Lawrence, Keith Morrison, and Charles White. The Center's art collection will continue to grow through support from the Driskell Center Acquisition Fund. The Center's art collection is anchored by a gift of artworks from the David C.