History and Social Studies

Featured Multicultural/Heritage

Arena Players

Arena Players is the longest continuously operating African American community theater in the United States. 801 McCulloh Street, Baltimore, MD 21201. Tel: 410-728-6500. Fee.... More Info

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African American Heritage House Museum

7485 Crain Hwy., La Plata, MD 20646. 301-843-0371. Artifacts used during the time of slavery; depicts the life and history and contributions of famous African Americans from Charles County. Please call for more information.

African American Schoolhouse Museum

Rt. 297, St. James-Newtown Rd. Worton, MD 21678. 410-810-1416. Showplace of 19th & early 20th-century photographs, oral histories and artifacts of lives/contributions of Kent County's African-American Community. Please call for more information.

African Art Museum of Maryland

11711 East Market Place, Fulton, MD 21044. 301-490-6070. A museum dedicated to collecting, exhibiting, and preserving the art of Africa. Fee.

Boyds Negro School House

19510 White Ground Rd. Boyds, MD. 301-972-0484. The Boyds/Clarksville Historical Society maintains a restored one-room schoolhouse (1896-1936) complete with furnishings and literature on the school and community. Free.

Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture

Located at Salisbury University, the center has exhibits on Native American history, the Civil War, and African-American culture. 1101 Camden Ave., Guerrieri Academic Commons, Salisbury, MD 21801. Cost: Free.

Frederick Douglass Museum and Cultural Center "Twin Oaks"

3200 Wayman Avenue, Highland Beach, MD 21403. 410-268-2956. Built for Frederick Douglass in 1895 serves as a memorial dedicated to preserving and displaying exhibitions related to his family and the history of the community. Call for more information.