family-history-workshop

We have two great Maryland Day events coming up!

Free MADE IN MARYLAND Archives Workshop
Friday, March 24, 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Come celebrate Maryland Day by attending a free workshop at the Maryland State Archives. Please join us for a basic MADE IN MARYLAND Workshop on Friday, March 24, 2017 at 10:00am. This free event will provide an overview of the organization, finding aids, and use of the birth records collections at the Archives, including information on both government and church records that record birth. Guests will hear tips for using Archives’ catalogs and computers systems to find birth records, as well as learn how to request and print available birth certificates. We may even find out about some famous folks born in Maryland along the way. Bring your general birth record questions and join us at this free, educational workshop, and find out how your family was MADE IN MARYLAND!!!!

Seating is limited. You must register in advance for this free workshop. Please email emily.squires@maryland.gov to reserve a space. The workshop is offered at the Maryland State Archives building, 350 Rowe Blvd., Annapolis, MD 21401. Please bring a valid, government issued photo ID to enter the building through security.

Please note that this workshop is a basic class providing an overview of how to use the birth records collections at the Archives. Specific questions about finding individual vital records should be directed to our Help Desk (410-260-6431, msa.helpdesk@maryland.gov) or on-site at our Circulation Desk.


Free MADE IN MARYLAND Tour at the Maryland State House
Saturday, March 25, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Come learn about some of men and women who “Made Maryland” and the nation! Staff of the Maryland State Archives will be on hand to answer your questions as tour the oldest state capitol still in continuous legislative use and enjoy the new exhibits, including the beautifully restored Old Senate Chamber. Explore the significant historical events that happened underneath the dome of the only state house ever to have served as the nation’s capitol. The Maryland State House is located at 100 State Circle, Annapolis, MD 21401. Please bring a valid, government issued photo ID to enter the building through security.