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Maryland State Archives|
Telephone: Maryland toll free 800-235-4045, or 410-260-6400
Hours: Wednesday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and some Saturdays 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., and 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more details, click here.
Directions, maps, and public transportation: Click here.
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The Archives are the repository for records of Maryland state, county and municipal governments. The Archives also hold maps, newspapers, religious records, and private papers, including births 1654-1924;marriages 1640-1997; deaths from counties 1654-1991, from Baltimore City 1875-1994; divorces, adoptions, census, city directories, cemetery, church records, courts, criminal, land, immigration, naturalization, early settlers index 1633-1680, plats, probates, taxation, biographies, and periodicals. The Archives do not offer a genealogical research service—hire a local professional researcher for that service.
The Archives will be closed on some Saturdays — click here to learn which ones.
If you cannot visit or find a record at the Maryland State Archives, a similar record may be available at one of the following.
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