This section lists associations from Baltimore to Dorchester giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.
Many resources can be accessed in the association's Research Library, which incorporate:
A vast collection of other resources relating to the history of the State of Maryland and further afield are held by the society along with a comprehensive photograph collection. A list of surnames is contained in Genealogy Surname Files.
Shady Side Rural Heritage Society has now changed its name to Captain Avery Museum. A wide range of archives can be accessed in their Library, which include Oral Histories in various formats, Books, Articles and Newspapers.
An on-line catalogue of these resources is available on the site.
The society was established in 1981 to encourage and promote interest in genealogy, and to gather genealogical and historical information.
Numerous databases are accessible on the site, which incorporate:
They also have Subject Indexes to Back Issues of their publication The Carrolltonian 2002-2012, which is published quarterly.
Many publications are available for sale, including:
Established to save the Sherman-Fisher-Shellman House (1807) from being demolished, the society was founded in 1939.
Many resources can be accessed in their Research Library, which include local Newspapers, a comprehensive photograph collection and their manuscript collection which include scrapbooks, maps, ledgers and family papers.