Archaeology, Culture, History, Historic House, Library, Natural History, Nature Centers, Park
Encompassing 142 acres, with various facilities and extensive nature trails, the primary focus of this site is cultural and natural history. The Historical Park & Museum is dedicated to the legacy of the Colonial farmer, clockmaker, mathematician, astronomer,and Federal Territority surveyor, Benjamin Banneker, known as the first African American man of science.
Archaeology, Culture, General, History, Library, University
The mission of the Nabb Research Center is to cultivate and sustain the advancement of scholarly research through collecting, preserving, disseminating and providing access to records and artifacts which illustrate the rich historical and cultural heritage of the greater Delmarva region.
Anthropology, Archaeology, Children's, General, History, Library, Natural History, Nature Centers, Science, Specialized
The Natural History Society of Maryland (NHSM) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation founded in 1929. Its extensive collections of Maryland flora, fauna, fossils, and minerals, dating back to the early 1800’s, are a rare and valuable asset to the State of Maryland. Many of the items that were on display in the Natural History Museum in Druid Hill Park from 1936 to the early 1970’s are still in our collection.
Archaeology, Children's, History, Historic House, Park
A Federal-period brick dwelling built in 1857 on land granted in 1758 to John Cooke in the region now known as Rock Creek. Today it houses offices of the Park and Planning Commission of Montgomery County.
Archaeology, Culture, History, Historic House, Park
Now owned by the Montgomery County Department of Parks, the cabin has been fully restored and furnished to depict the various periods of its history.
Archaeology, Children's, Culture, History, Historic House, Natural History, Park
The Pemberton Hall Foundation continues to carry out its mission of restoring Pemberton Hall and the land surrounding it to its colonial condition as well as providing interpretive programs on our local colonial history.