Heritage & History

The birthplace of Maryland, St. Mary's is home to a boundless history that will engage, entertain, and perhaps, inspire. Be a part of the story today!


From the first landing to technological history, there's so much rich history to discover in St. Mary's, and these museums have got you covered.

Historic Churches

Maryland’s first colony is where the concepts of religious toleration and separation of Church and State were introduced to the New World.

American War Sites

Explore the site of one of the largest prison camps for Confederate soldiers at Point Lookout, visit our numerous monuments and uncover amazing stories off the...

Take a look inside Tudor Hall and learn more about St. Mary's County Historical Society.

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