Fall Book Sale – October 4, 2014

9am to 3pm at the Glen Burnie Improvement AssociationBuilding, 19 Crain Highway S. in Glen Burnie. Browse thousands of books in all categories including vintage books andcollections. Most hardbacks are $1.00,trade paperbacks are $.50 and regular paperbacks are $.25. Stock up for the long, cold winter ahead!

Antiques, Collectables and What-NotsFair - October 11, 2014

From 8am to 3pm on October 11, the grounds ofthe Benson-Hammond House will be filled with vendors selling crafts, antiquesand collectables. You're sure to find atreasure or two to take home! The Benson-Hammond House is located at the intersection of Aviation Blvd. andAndover Rd. in Linthicum.

The Ann Arrundell County Historical Society welcomes you!

The Ann Arrundell County Historical Society seeks to encourage and inspire present and future generations to preserve and explore the County's history to foster a greater appreciation for our shared legacy.

Our History and our Mission

For over 50 years the Ann Arrundell County Historical Society has continued to pursue its mission of collecting, preserving and sharing the rich history of this area. Its collections of books, photographs, documents and artifacts, now numbering in the thousands, attract scores of visitors each year and fulfill the vision of the founders: to encourage and inspire present and future generations to preserve and share our County’s heritage. To learn more, click here.

Why is the name of the Society spelled Ann Arrundell?

In 1650, the Maryland Colony named its third county after the wife of Lord Baltimore. The colony’s records of that time show the name as Ann Arrundell. Over time, the name of the county evolved to Anne Arundel. To learn more about Lady Ann, click here.

 Upcoming Events

October 4, 2014 - Fall Book Sale
9am – 3pm at the Glen Burnie Improvement Association Building, 19 Crain Hwy S, Glen Burnie, MD 21061. Come browse our hundreds of books, most priced at $1.00 or less. Vintage books and collections are also for sale. For information, call Jack Wisthoff at 410-255-7777.