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MPT is indebted to Emily Oland Squires, Jennifer Copeland, and Maria Day, of the Maryland State Archives, who researched and wrote case studies and biographies included in this library.
Exploring Maryland's Roots presents many activities through which you can explore some of the stories of colonial Maryland. This library contains information that will help you investigate some of the people, places, and times that are part of those stories.

Use the menu on the left to explore:
  • Case studies
    In-depth articles about the Calvert family, the Brent family, and Mathias de Sousa

  • Biographies
    Information about other important people in colonial Maryland

  • Timeline
    Events in seventeenth century Maryland

  • In the News
    Recent happenings related to Maryland's past

  • FAQs
    More details about life in colonial Maryland
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