The Archaeology of Black Tenant Sites in Maryland

06oct12:00 pm1:00 pmThe Archaeology of Black Tenant Sites in MarylandMuseum of Howard County History, 8328 Court Avenue, Ellicott City, MD 21043

Event Details

Join Recreation and Parks Archaeologist Kelly Palich as she presents on the archaeology of Black tenant farming in Maryland. During this presentation, Palich will share findings from a variety of archaeological sites identified as Black tenant farms within the context of the Jim Crow Era (1870s-1965), and share how comparative studies of sites can be used to help interpret the tenant site at West Friendship (18HO304).

*Sign up today – seats are limited. Register online at, email, or call 410-480-3250 for more information.
*FREE for Historical Society Members, $5.00 for non-members (online and at the door).
*Free parking is available in the Court House Drive lot, located up the hill at the top of Old Ellicott City, in walking distance from the Museums and former Circuit Court.



October 6, 2023 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm(GMT-04:00)