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Savage Cemetery Cleanup Day

Savage Cemetery 8850 Carrollton Avenue, Savage, MD

Please join us at Savage Cemetery for a day of cleaning and sprucing up. Refreshments will be provided and volunteers are reminded to bring work gloves.

Symposium on Researching African Americans in Newspapers

The University of Maryland Libraries invites you to attend an online symposium on Researching African Americans in Newspapers on Thursday, October 21, 2021, from 2:00–4:30pm EST. All are welcome to attend. Please register at: https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://go.umd.edu/Tbw__;!!I2-OFBIJoQBJqqeup9g!TAOtrK6ADKIZDdioK8r1m7tb16tFV_X65N2RoOz8MrtD07PE3cpWSzxbelpSCbqqBygwbX3VgE8$ Guest speakers will include: Maya Davis, Director of the Riversdale House Museum in PG County Tim Pinnick, Independent Scholar, Lecturer, Author,…

Hard Histories Seminars: Mount Auburn Cemetery

Virtual Zoom Presentation

Join Martha S. Jones and the Hard Histories Project for a “works-in-progress” discussion with Kami Fletcher about her forthcoming book project on Mount Auburn Cemetery, the first Black-owned and operated cemetery in Maryland. This virtual event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. All registered attendees will receive an emailed pre-circulated…

Lunch and Learn: Frederick’s “Stories in Stone” (Online)

Virtual/Online

Frederick’s Mount Olivet Cemetery is “a museum without walls.” Opened in 1854 as part of the famed "Garden Cemetery Movement," Mount Olivet was clearly a progressive endeavor for a small town such as Frederick at the time. Today, Mount Olivet remains active as a site of over 40,000 burials while readily welcoming "tombstone tourists," family…

Savage Cemetery Cleanup Day – April 9th

Savage Cemetery 8850 Carrollton Avenue, Savage, MD

Please join the Savage Cemetery Company for their Spring cleanup event.  Be sure to bring work gloves, snacks, and drinks. Date is subject to change due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

Black Cemeteries By Rock Creek Conservancy

With the 160th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation in April, exploring the relationship between Black cemeteries and Rock Creek Park is an important way to understand the legacies of the emancipated individuals buried in these cemeteries. Understanding Black cemeteries can be complex, but looking at how the land is recognized and how people view those…

Free

McKendree Cemetery Meeting & Cleanup Day

McKendree Cemetery 14000 Frederick Rd, West Friendship, MD

Please join us for a meeting at McKendree Cemetery! Bring chairs and show up early and help with a brief cemetery cleanup. For more information, or to RSVP, contact Jesse Walter at 240-472-1561 or email jwwalter12@gmail.com. In case of rain, when we meet at the cemetery, we will go to Lisbon United Methodist Church, 15875…

Cemetery Conservation & Restoration 2-Day Workshop

Whipps Garden Cemetery 3651 St. Johns Lane, Ellicott City, MD

Interested in historic cemeteries?  Whipps Garden Cemetery is sponsoring a 2-day cemetery conservation and preservation workshop. Mr. Robert Mosko, a conservator and cemetery expert, will lead a full day lecture and classroom instruction on day 1. On day 2, Mr. Mosko will lead the group in hands-on field work at Whipps Garden Cemetery applying what…

$75

Morningstar Moses Cemetery Clean-up Day

Morningstar Moses Cemetery 8005 Cypress Grove Lane, Cabin John, MD

VOLUNTEERS AGES 15 AND UP Eligible for SSL Hours (Bring Forms for Signature) Water and Snacks Provided Note:  Volunteer Participation is at Your Own Risk Signed Waiver Required of All Participants   Your participation is critical to the success of this clean-up day and the ongoing efforts to preserve and protect this important historical site. Due…

An Afternoon at the Cemetery

Halfway African American Cemetery 11025 Clinton Ave, Hagerstown, MD

Dear Friends of Halfway African American Cemetery, We are inviting you to attend “An Afternoon at the Cemetery,” a fundraiser for the Friends of Halfway African American Cemetery, on Saturday, Oct. 22, from 3 to 5 p.m. (rain date: Sun 10/23). We would love to see you here and have a chance to show you…

MCAAHC Fall Symposium 2022

Morgan State University 1700 East Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore, MD

Coalition Clean-up at Williamsburg Cemetery

Williamsburg Cemetery 6334 Ocean Gateway, Trappe, MD

Volunteers welcome! Please bring gloves, garden tools, and tree trimming equipment. For further information and to volunteer, email mail@cpmbs.org

Friends of Moses Hall Community Clean-up Day – Nov. 5th

Friends of Moses Hall 7550 Seven Locks Road, Cabin John, Maryland

SAVE THE DATE! FRIENDS OF MOSES HALL COMMUNITY CLEAN-UP DAY HISTORIC MORNINGSTAR MOSES CEMETERY AND HALL SITE CABIN JOHN, MARYLAND SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5 (RAIN DATE 11/12) 9AM - NOON VOLUNTEERS AGES 15 AND UP Eligible for SSL Hours (Bring Forms for Signature) Additional details will be shared as we get closer to the event, but…

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