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August 2019

CPMBS Board Meeting

August 10, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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 the BillionGraves app to photograph memorials (BillionGraves is a free website to look up headstone photos) You will need to download the BillionGraves app onto your Smartphone beforehand (contact Tina below for details) Make sure your phone is fully charged…

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October 2019

Cumberland Cemetery Tour

October 12, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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 honored to host the King of Porto Novo, Benin at Moses Cemetery —the Reconciliation site for the State of Maryland. Four years ago, King Toffa IX was given a brief description of what Africans endured on American plantations. He was…

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Seymour-Brady Cemetery Tour – Ridgeley, WV

October 13, 2019 @ 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 Hall.

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

October 19, 2019 @ 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 shine a little brighter. Feel free to bring family and friends to help with this activity.  If you have young people in your life that need service hours, this is something they can earn credit for.  If you have boy…

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November 2019

Memorial Service at the Carpenter Family Mausoleum – Cumberland, MD

November 2, 2019 @ 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 official project.  The Ceremony will be followed by a tour of the tomb.  For more info please call 301-722-4624.  To learn more about the Cumberland Historic Cemetery Organization, please visit our website at www.chco.info. 

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CPMBS Board Meeting

November 9, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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 and discuss what trends she has discovered after visiting over 100 Maryland cemeteries. She will also review the mobile app specially developed by SHA to record data points. These data points will be added to a data layer in their…

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Historic Cemetery Documentation Regional Workshop – Baltimore Region

December 7, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Arbutus Branch Library, 855 Sulphur Spring Road
Arbutus, MD 21227 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 and discuss what trends she has discovered after visiting over 100 Maryland cemeteries. She will also review the mobile app specially developed by SHA to record data points. These data points will be added to a data layer in their…

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Historic Cemetery Documentation Regional Workshop – Southern Maryland

December 17, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Calvert Library Prince Frederick, 850 Costley Way
Prince Frederick, MD 20678 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 and discuss what trends she has discovered after visiting over 100 Maryland cemeteries. She will also review the mobile app specially developed by SHA to record data points. These data points will be added to a data layer in their…

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February 2020

CPMBS Board Meeting

February 1, 2020 @ 1:15 pm - 3:15 pm
Howard County Public Library – Savage Branch, 9525 Durness Lane
Laurel, MD 20732 United States
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Board of Directors meeting. All members are invited. We will be gathering in the Einstein Room. Email topics or concerns to coalitionpmbs@gmail.com.

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Anne Arundel Genealogical Society Presentation

February 6, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Drive
Arnold, MD 21021 United States
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A Genetic Genealogy Study of the Early Founders of Colonial MD and their Contemporary Descendants Tom Watkins, an attorney from Texas, and Paul Watkins, a geneticist from California, are fifth cousins who met through genealogy research and discovered a common interest in their Watkins ancestors from Anne Arundel County. Together they started a genetic genealogy project to identify the descendants of the original founders of the county and to compare their DNA to see if any traits could be discovered.…

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March 2020

Visit Brewer Hill Cemetery for Maryland Day 2020

March 21, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Brewer Hill Cemetery, 800 West Street
Annapolis, MD 21404 United States
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Want to learn more about the history of the cemetery and the burials that took place? Share your stories. Explore on your own. Map your" ancestors' burial space" We need volunteers to help us transcribe tombstones. Contact historybrewerhill@gmail.com. Guided Walking Tours at 10-11 am, 1-2 pm, and 3-4 pm. Print the flyer.

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April 2020

Cemetery Inscription Day, Bestgate Memorial Park – CANCELLED

April 11, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Bestgate Memorial Park, 814 Bestgate Rd
Annapolis, MD 21401 United States
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Due to the current pandemic, we must cancel this gathering. A future date will be posted. Help record information from memorials for use by those researching their family’s history. We will be using our cellphones to photograph grave locations using the BillionGraves app.  Download it before arriving. Make sure your Smartphone is fully charged and set to Airplane Mode to conserve its battery. If you do not have a Smartphone, you can hand-write the information onto a form that will be…

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