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Historic Markers & Wayside Interpretive Signs

Explore and visit historic landmarks and heritage sites across the County. With nearly 4,000 historic buildings, archaeological sites, historic districts, cemeteries, and heritage communities, this storymap is designed to raise public awareness about some of the County’s most significant historic sites, and to enrich citizens’ appreciation of the depth and diversity of history that makes up our community. This sign initiative also celebrates often under-represented sites such as African American heritage sites. Click here to read a recent article about some of the sign installations at Freetown, Pumphrey, Wilsontown, and Galesville. Explore the map below to see just a few of the places that matter in Anne Arundel County, MD.