Maryland Archeology Month

April 2018

Charting the Past: 30 Years of Exploring Maryland's Submerged History


Maryland Archeology Month is a celebration of our shared archeological heritage - created by Maryland's diverse inhabitants over the last 12,000 years. Protecting this irreplaceable archeological heritage provides opportunities to discover and learn from the past. We invite you to "Get Involved!" in Maryland's past by attending as many events as you can.

Archeology Month Events:


Events by Location


Events by Date

April 9

Howard County


The Archaeology at Riggs’ Homestead

Bob Hines will present the latest research conducted at the Sam Riggs Farm just north of Brookeville. This presentation will cover the history of the early Riggs family, project research goals, and a description of some of the artifacts excavated, ranging from the colonial period to the early 20th century

Sponsor:  Upper Patuxent Archaeology Group

Location: 9944 Clarksville Pike (Rte 108) Ellicott City, MD 21042

Time(s): 7:30 p.m.

Contact Person: Kelly Palich

410-313-0420  email:

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Charles County

Lab Work

Public Archeology in Port Tobacco

Join CCASM members and Charles County archaeologist Esther Read for the ongoing Public Archaeology Lab Days.  Process artifacts recovered recently from Stagg Hall as well as those recovered in the 1970's around the Courthouse.  Everyone is welcome, but children will need to be accompanied by an adult.

Sponsor:  Charles County and Charles County Archaeological Society of Maryland, Inc (CCASM)

Location:  Burch House, Warehouse Landing Rd, Port Tobacco, MD 20677

Time(s):  11:00 am-3:30 pm

Contact Person:  Esther Doyle Read


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