Linden’s September Event – The “History of Lower Marlboro Freedom Day” presented by, Kirsti Uunila, RPA.

Join Us Thursday, September 19th at 12 Noon at Linden. The Calvert County Historical Society’s Third Thursday’s Brown Bag Lunch Program will feature the events surrounding the enslaved people who fled during the War of 1812 on British ships to Nova Scotia and Trinidad, including 262 enslaved folks from Calvert County.

Bring your Lunch, Bring your Questions and Bring Your Friends! Free and Open to All!

"Bedford Basin near Halifax (Nova Scotia)" 1835 by Robert Petley. African refugee family taking their wares to market.

This Brown Bag Lunch is in preparation for the upcoming Freedom Day, to be held on Saturday October 5, 2019, in Lower Marlboro, Maryland.  For information call (410) 535-2452 or email us at:

Featured painting – “Bedford Basin near Halifax (Nova Scotia)” 1835 by Robert Petley. African refugee family taking their wares to market. Nova Scotia Museum, History Collection

October Genealogy Workshops!

When: Two part, two days: $20 per person.
Workshop A: Wed., Oct. 9, 11:00am – 12:30pm.
Fundamentals of Genealogy I
Workshop B: Wed., Oct. 16 , 11:00am – 12:30pm.
Fundamentals of Genealogy II
Weekend Workshop A & B combined! $20 per person.
Fundamentals of Genealogy I & II . Saturday, October 19, 2019, 9:00am – 11:30.

Where: Linden – Calvert County Historical Society
70 Church St., Prince Frederick, MD.

Abstract: A workshop for the beginner through moderately experienced researchers.  How to get started, where to go, best ways to record your information.  Learn advanced search skills and discover unconventional sites that will help. Learn new ways to look at traditional sites. Learn about tools for validating your records, including DNA. Discussion of free and paid sites as resources. Open forum discussion at the close of each class.

Please call Calvert County Historical Society to reserve your slot for the weekday (two) workshops or the Saturday combined workshop at (410) 535-2452.

Events About Town

The Calvert American Antiques Arts Association will host the Appraisal Roadshow.
Items may include jewelry, silver, porcelain, china, artwork, coins, statues, sculptures, historical memorabilia. The event is sponsored by the Paradigm Experts Appraisal Roadshow. $10 per item. Limit of four items per person.
Sunday, September 15th, 2019
11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Location: Friday’s Creek Winery
3485 Chaneyville Rd., Owings, MD 20736
Questions? Call 410-286-9463







Calvert County Historical Society’s Annual Used Book Sale:

    Date: November 2019. Date to be announced!
All kinds of books, histories, fiction of all kinds, science, nature, cookbooks, kids books, etc. etc.


Calvert County Historical Society’s Annual Christmas Open House

Date: Saturday, December 7, 2019
Time: 10AM to 4PM

Location: Linden70 Church Street, Prince Frederick, MD 20678
Invite: Public

Admission: FREE

Contact: For information call 410 535-2452 or email
Information: Do your Christmas shopping in our Gift Shop, and see Linden decorated for the Holidays! Come join us for an Old-Fashioned Christmas!

Looking ahead to 2020


Welcome Spring Tea
(A Members-and-Guests Only Event)

Reservations Required! Limited Seating Available!
Date: April 2020


Calvert Garden Club’s Annual Plant Sale

Date: April 2020
Time: 9 a.m. – 12 noon
Location: Linden – 70 Church Street, Prince Frederick, MD 20678
Information: Always a popular event, the Calvert Garden Club holds its Annual Plant Sale in Linden’s parking lot.
The sale includes perennials and annuals, cut flowers, hanging baskets, herbs, shrubs and trees.

Calvert County Historical Society’s Annual Membership Dinner & Silent Auction:

Date: May 2020 – Reservations Required!
The Annual Meeting includes a catered dinner, guest speaker and
a silent auction to
provide an entertaining and fun evening for all.