Local History

Local History Resources Available at the St. Mary’s County Libraries

  • St. Mary’s County Genealogical Society Collection in the Living Room at Leonardtown Library
    • Local family histories, county and Maryland history, Census, cemetery records, marriage licenses, and county and Maryland death records.
    • These reference materials cannot be checked out, but can be used within the library. They are kept in locked cabinets. The key can be signed out at the checkout desk.
       
  • County newspapers in PDF format on all public computers at all three branches
    • The Beacon: 1923-1984, with gaps
    • The Enterprise: 1952-3 months ago, with gaps
       
  • County newspapers on microfilm at the Lexington Park Library
  • Maryland collection at all three libraries
    • Includes various print resources, including Maryland and St. Mary’s County history books and genealogical resources.

 

Local History Resources Available Elsewhere