St. Mary’s County

St. Mary’s County HPC sponsors presentation on African American genealogy

Excerpt from The Enterprise: An Empowerment and African American Genealogy presentation led by Chris Haley, Maryland State Archives research director for the history of slavery, will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 15, from 7 to 8 p.m. at the St. Mary’s commissioners’ meeting room in Leonardtown. Sponsored by the St. Mary’s County Historic Preservation Commission, St. [...]

By |2017-12-08T12:02:01+00:00November 16th, 2017|Community Outreach & Education, St. Mary's County|Comments Off on St. Mary’s County HPC sponsors presentation on African American genealogy

Orlando ‘Lanny’ Ridout IV, the first director of the Maryland Historical Trust and influential preservationist

Excerpt from the Baltimore Sun: Orlando “Lanny” Ridout IV, an architectural historian, leading Annapolis preservationist and an author who served as the first director of the Maryland Historical Trust, died Aug. 25 of complications from Parkinson’s disease at Brightview South River in Edgewater. The lifelong resident of St. Margarets, where his family has lived since 1784, [...]

By |2017-09-05T12:00:47+00:00September 5th, 2017|Annapolis, Partner Organizations, St. Mary's County|Comments Off on Orlando ‘Lanny’ Ridout IV, the first director of the Maryland Historical Trust and influential preservationist