Street Address
261 Maple Ave.
Friendsville, MD 21531
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 96
Friendsville, MD 21531
phone: 301-746-4690
web: www.FriendFamilyAssociation.org
Admissions
Free of charge but donations are accepted
Museum Type(s)
Staff
Ms. Shirley Drent, Librarian
phone: 301-746-4690
Dr. Donald L. Fritz, President

Mission

The purpose of the Friend Family Association of America is to collect, record, preserve, and share the history of all family groups, to strengthen all family relationships, and to deepen appreciation for those who came before us and the values they cherished.

History

John Friend discovered Friendsville in 1765, bought the land from the Shawnee Indians and brought his family from Oldtown, VA now MD. We have a collection of artifacts used in their way of living, a collection of genealogy & descendants put here by members of various families.

Artifacts Collections

  • Native American artifacts
  • lumber, farm, home tools
  • genealogies
  • photographs
  • rare school books
  • genealogical material
  • research books
  • files on local families