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)
Mondays & Tuesdays: 1:00PM-8:00PM
Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays: 1:00PM-5:00PM
By appointment for group or school tours.
Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas day, New Year’s day, and on holidays observed by the public library.
Fees apply for photo reproductions and photocopies.