HCHS Research & Archive Overview
As of 2014, The Howard County Historical Society is nationally registered as a historic “stop” on the Underground Railroad. Researchers can obtain copies of original manumission documents, slave ledgers, court records, marriage certificates, historic plantation information and photographs.
Archive & Research Library Location & Hours
Location: The Charles E. Miller Branch and Historical Center
9421 Frederick Road, Ellicott City, MD 21042
(The Historical Society is located on the second floor of the Charles E. Miller Branch Library)
Saturdays: By Appointment
By appointment for group or school tours.
The HCHS Archive follows the closure schedule of the Miller Branch Library of the Howard County Library System, and therefore will be closed most federal holidays. The archive is also closed Christmas Eve through January 2nd.
Fees apply for photo reproductions and photocopies.
EXTERNAL RESEARCH LINKS
OUR INTERNAL SEARCHABLE DATABASES