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Grave Concerns Private company devoted to cemetery documentation and restoration, including marble marker repair
Maryland State Archives the historical agency for Maryland, serving as the central depository for government records of permanent value
Society for Historical Archaeology website for the Society for Historical Archaeology (SHA)- the largest scholarly group concerned with the archaeology of the modern world (A.D. 1400-present)
Maryland Humanities Council  website for this non-profit educational organization that promotes public humanities programming throughout the state of Maryland
Maryland Historical Society Including a museum, library, press, and extensive educational programs, the MdHS collects, preserves, and interprets objects and materials reflecting Maryland's diverse heritage.
Archeological Society of Maryland a statewide organization of lay and professional archeologists devoted to the study and conservation of Maryland archeology
Society for American Archaeologyan international organization dedicated to the research, interpretation, and protection of the archaeological heritage of the Americas
Historic Preservation Learning Portal where you can discover the information and training opportunities you need to quickly and easily address problems, projects, and issues in the broad field of historic preservation

Preservation Maryland The state's oldest historic preservation organization, Preservation Maryland is dedicated to preserving Maryland’s historic buildings, neighborhoods, landscapes and archaeological sites through outreach, funding, and advocacy.

Mid-Potomac Chapter of the Archeological Society of MarylandChapter meets at Needwood Mansion in Derwood, near Gaithersburg. Members come from all walks of life, sharing an interest primarily in Montgomery County archaeology.


Recommended Reading
Laypersons guide

A Layperson’s Guide to Historical Archaeology in Maryland: Examples from The Lost Towns of Anne Arundel Project.Gibb, James (Editor). 1999 Archeological Society of Maryland, Crownsville, Maryland.

Pathways to History

Pathway to History Sullivan, Mike. 2008. A scholarly work on the history of Charles County, drawing on the scholarship of Dr. Julie King, Dr. Christine Arnold-Lourie, and Ms Susan Shaffer, and the talents of a number of designers, photographers, editors, organizers. Published by the Smallwood Foundation.