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  • Writer's pictureKate McGowan

Want to learn more about Early America? Start your research here!

Updated: Mar 21, 2023

From time to time, we get asked for help with homework, research problems, and burning questions from the public. So, we thought we’d share some of our go-to resources for doing research! This post will be updated as we find new resources. Make sure to check out our YouTube page and other blogs as well!

Other Museums, Historic Sites and Living History Organizations

Primary Sources

The Geography of Slavery in Virginia - a database of primary sources on enslaved and indentured freedom seekers from Maryland and Virginia

The Maryland Gazette Collection - Microfilm of Maryland Gazette between 1728 and 1839 held by the Maryland State Archives

Indigenous History and Culture

Piscataway Park and Local History

The James Wilfong Architectural Photographs Collection - Prince George’s County Historical Society

MEDUSA – Maryland Historical Trust’s Online Database (buildings and archaeological sites)

Food and Foodways

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