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Historical Preservation Commissions Links of Interest

LOCAL

HP sepia tone photo #1St. Mary’s County Library System is an excellent source for books about St. Mary’s County History and help with questions through their excellent reference department.

St. Mary’s County Historical Society is open to the public for research. Photographic collection, genealogy, books and microfilm of local newspapers are available.

Tourism Department of St. Mary’s County Office of Economic and Community Development contains information about historic sites to visit in St. Mary’s County and lots more.

Historic St. Mary’s City is the site of Maryland’s first capital. Find out about tours, museum, events, special programs.

STATE

HP sepia tone photo #2The Maryland Historical Trust is part of the Department of Housing and Community Development. It is the State Historic Preservation Office. Look here for information on all aspects of historic preservation throughout the state of Maryland.

Preservation Maryland is the states oldest preservation advocacy group.

NATIONAL

HP sepia tone photo #3National Historic Trust is a private nonprofit agency providing leadership, education, and advocacy in historic preservation nationwide.

National Park Service contains information about America’s National Parks and features a Links to the Past option that provides information about historic resources nationwide.

The Library of Congress site contains information about American history and resources for conducting research.