Maryland Archeology Month

April 2019

The Magic and Mystery of Maryland Archeology

Magical objects

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 11

Anne Arundel County

Workshop: Projectile Point Workshop: The Bob Ogle Collection

Practice identifying projectile points and raw material types by sorting artifacts from the Bob Ogle collection. The Bob Ogle collection is the premiere collection of prehistoric artifacts from Anne Arundel County.

Sponsor:  Anne Arundel County’s Archaeology Program & Lost Towns Project, Inc.

Location:  Anne Arundel County Archaeology Lab @ Historic London Town & Gardens (839 Londontown Rd, Edgewater, MD)

Time(s):  6PM-9PM

Contact Person:  Zachary Singer

Contact phone:  410-222-1318    

email:  Volunteers@losttownsproject.org

Fee:  $15                                                 

Website:  losttownsproject.org

Charles County

Lecture: Interpreting West Ashcom (Cremona Estate): Drones, Artifacts, and Archives by Lisa Gijanto

Come hear Lisa Gijanto from St. Mary’s College of Maryland relate how traditional GIS mapping was paired with experimental drone data to help interpret the seventeenth century homestead of West Ashcom, a site that has been subjected to centuries of continuous plowing and planting.

Sponsor: Charles County Archaeological Society of Maryland, Inc

Location: La Plata Police Department, 101 La Grange Avenue, La Plata, MD

Time(s): 7pm – 8:30pm

Contact Person: Carol Cowherd

Contact phone: 301-375-9489

email: ccasm2010@gamil.com


Website: ccarchsoc.blogspot.com

Prince George's County

Lecture: Archaeology around Laurel, Maryland by Ann Bennett

Celebrate Archaeology Month in Maryland with a discussion on the historic and prehistoric sites in the Laurel area. Handle real artifacts and learn what stories they can tell us about our shared histories.

Sponsor: Laurel Historical Society

Location: Laurel Community Pool Room, 9th and Main streets, Laurel, MD 20707

Contact: director@laurelhistoricalsociety.org

Contact Phone: 301-735-7975

Free, with suggested donation of $2.00 for non LHS or UPAG members

Sponsored by:        


Archeological Society of Maryland, Inc.