Last updated: 12/18/2011
Linthicum, Maryland
Street Address
7101 Aviation Blvd
Linthicum, MD 21090
Mailing Address
PO Box 385
Linthicum, MD 21090
phone: 410-768-9518
web: www.aachs.org
Hours
Thursday-Saturday: 11 am - 3 pm; Group tours by appointment.
Admissions
Adults: $2.00; Students: $1.00; Sr. Citizen Group tours: $1.00
Staff
Description

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.

Mission

The Ann Arrundell County Historical Society seeks to encourage and inspire present and future generations to preserve and explore the County's history to foster a greater appreciation for our shared legacy.

History

The society was founded in 1962, adopting the name and 17th century spelling of the wife of Cecile Calvert,the second Lord Baltimore.Lady Ann(1615-1649).In 1650 ,the County was named for Lady Baltimore,at the request of her husband,Cecile Calvert.

Artifact Collections
  • historic objects
  • photographs
  • furniture
  • clothing and textiles
  • collection of dolls
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