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May 2019

Memorial Day Service at Sumner Cemetery, Cumberland

May 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sumner Cemetery, between Baltimore Avenue and Yale Street
Cumberland, MD 21502 United States
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The Cumberland Historic Cemetery Organization invites all Coalition members to attend our annual Memorial Day Service at Sumner Cemetery, Allegany County's first all-black cemetery which the CHCO adopted and restored in 1990. In 1991, CHCO built Maryland's first major monument…

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June 2019

Gravestone Cleaning Workshop at Monocacy Cemetery

June 1 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Monocacy Cemetery, 19801 West Hunter Road
Beallsville, MD 20839 United States
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Monocacy Cemetery in Beallsville, Montgomery County, is hosting a workshop and cleaning opportunity. You will be giving an overview of techniques and a demonstration before we begin cleaning selected gravestones throughout the cemetery. Items to bring: Work gloves Bristle/nylon scrub…

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Historic Cemetery Symposium in Anne Arundel County, Maryland

June 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Galesville Community Center, 916 W. Benning Rd
Galesville, MD United States
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Resurrecting Histories:  Cemeteries of the Four Rivers Heritage Area Did you know there are over 500 known historic cemeteries in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, some dating as far back as the 1600s? Many of these important historic sites are located…

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Cumberland Cemetery Tour

June 9 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
CHCO, 400 S. Alleghany St.
Cumberland, MD 21502 United States
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Tour of Cumberland Historical Cemetery Organization designated and protected gravesites located at Saints Peter and Paul and Rose Hill Cemeteries, Fayette Street, Cumberland.

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Cemetery Inscription Day in Annapolis

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cedar Bluff Cemetery, Northwest Street
Annapolis, MD 21401 United States
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Anne Arundel Genealogical Society Cemetery Inscription Day St. Anne's Cedar Bluff Cemetery Annapolis, MD June 15, 2019, 10:00 AM Help record information from memorials for use by those researching their family’s history by using one of two methods: Use your…

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Laurel Cemetery Project Symposium

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Coppin State University, 2500 W. North Ave. Talon Center
Baltimore, MD 21216 United States
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The Laurel Cemetery Project Symposium will bring together community residents, descendants, amateur historians, scholars, preservation professionals, students, and other interested parties in a public presentation and discussion of project findings. The symposium is free to the public and will include…

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August 2019

CPMBS Board Meeting

August 10 @ 1:15 pm - 3:15 pm
Howard County Public Library – East Columbia Branch, 6600 Cradlerock Way
Columbia, MD 21045 United States
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Board of Directors meeting. All members are invited. Email topics or concerns to coalitionpmbs@gmail.com.

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Cemetery Inscription Day in Annapolis

August 17 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Bestgate Memorial Park, 814 Bestgate Rd
Annapolis, MD 21401 United States
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Anne Arundel Genealogical Society Cemetery Inscription Day Bestgate Memorial Park Annapolis, MD August 17, 2019, 10:00 AM Help record information from memorials for use by those researching their family’s history by using one of two methods: Use your Smartphone with…

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October 2019

Cumberland Cemetery Tour

October 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
CHCO, 400 S. Alleghany St.
Cumberland, MD 21502 United States
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Cumberland Historical Cemetery Organization’s Fall Cemetery Tour. Meet at CHCO’s headquarters at 400 South Allegany Street, Cumberland, Maryland 21502.  Call 301-722-4624 with questions.

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African King Visits Westbard’s Moses Cemetery

October 12 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Macedonia Baptist Church, 5119 River Road
Bethesda, MD 20816 United States
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Please join the Macedonia Baptist Church (Bethesda, Montgomery County, MD) in a non-political event to foster healing and reconciliation regarding the displacement and enslavement of African people. As part of the international Roots to Glory Project, Westbard's Moses African Cemetery is…

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Seymour-Brady Cemetery Tour – Ridgeley, WV

October 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Ridgeley Town Hall, 132 Water St
Ridgeley, WV United States
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A tour will be given of the CHCO adopted & restored Seymour-Brady Cemetery on Sunday, October 13th at 2 pm. Located across the Potomac River from Cumberland near Ridgeley, WV.  Those interested in  taking the tour should meet at the Ridgeley Town…

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DAR Day of Service – Old St. Paul’s Cemetery, Baltimore

October 19 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Old St. Paul’s Cemetery, 737 West Redwood Street
Baltimore, MD 21201 United States
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The DAR will be having our Day of Service activity at Old St. Paul's Cemetery on 707 Redwood St., Baltimore, MD.  The cemetery is actually in pretty good shape, but there are things we can help with to make it…

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November 2019

Memorial Service at the Carpenter Family Mausoleum – Cumberland, MD

November 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Rose Hill Cemetery, Fayette St
Cumberland, MD United States
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CHCO will hold a Memorial Service on Saturday, November 2nd at 2 pm, at the newly restored Carpenter Family Mausoleum located in Rose Hill Cemetery located off of Fayette St., Cumberland.  The newly restored unique tomb has been the CHCO's 2019…

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CPMBS Board Meeting

November 9 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Howard County Public Library – Central Branch, 10375 Little Patuxent Pkwy
Columbia, MD 21044 United States
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Board of Directors meeting. All members are invited. Email topics or concerns to coalitionpmbs@gmail.com.

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December 2019

Historic Cemetery Documentation Regional Workshop – Frederick

December 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Winchester Hall, 12 East Church Street - 1st Floor Hearing Room
Frederick, MD 21701 United States
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Working with the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration, Preservation Maryland has embarked on an ambitious project to document 100 cemeteries and burial sites across the state. Cemetery Documentation Specialist, Caroline Herritt, will share her notes from the field…

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