Collection on Historic St. Mary's City
Scope and Contents
Artificial file of documents, reports, and correspondence related to the Historic St. Mary's City park and living history museum. Files are organized chronologically.
- 1907 - 2019
- Majority of material found within 1966 - 2005
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open without restriction.
Biographical / Historical
Historic St. Mary's City (HSMC) commemorates the fourth permanent English settlement in North America, Maryland’s first city and for sixty-one years, its original colonial capital. The HSMC research department was established in 1966 and the archaeology program began in 1971. Decades of research are the foundation of exhibits assembled across the historical park, including: re-created structures in the town center, the Brick Chapel of 1667, the State House of 1676, a Woodland Indian hamlet, a tall ship, and a tobacco plantation complete with heritage livestock.
Source: Historic St. Mary's City "About" website https://hsmcdigshistory.org/about/ (accessed 2019)
4 Linear Feet (8 boxes, 10 oversize folders)
Language of Materials
Artificial file of documents, reports, and correspondence related to the Historic St. Mary's City park and living history museum.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Artificial collection created by college archivist, containing mostly separated items from the archival collection of past presidents of St. Mary's College of Maryland, and other loose files transferred to the archive.
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