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St. Mary’s County is a special place – beautiful landscapes, stunning waterways, interesting people. At the heart of what makes it special is the rich history that creates the backdrop for it.  


Learning about St Mary's County’s history creates a connection to those that have gone before – their idealism, courage, struggles, and triumphs. Whether you are new to our County, can trace your family to the Ark and Dove, or just interested in history you will find it here. By becoming a member of the Historical Society, you will make a connection to that rich history.


Explore the County's rich history with us. Learn, research, contribute, have fun. Get to know St Mary's County!

Becoming a member allows you to receive our monthly newsletter and quarterly chronicles.  You'll get notification of upcoming special events.  You'll be able to use our research library without charge.  And your annual membership fee combined with other members, provides the majority of the Society's operating funding.  

Come be a part of something historical!

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Plan Name Annual Fee Description
Individual $50    
Subscription to our quarterly The Chronicles of St Mary's and our monthly newsletter, Tudor Hall Times; use of the Research Library at Tudor Hall; advance notice of programs and events; 10% discount on purchases from our Bookstore. 
Family $75 All the above PLUS Membership for yourself plus one additional family member in the primary member's same household.
 Patron $100 All the above PLUS Membership for yourself plus two family members in the primary member's same household.
Benefactor $200 All the above PLUS Your choice of one item from the Historical Society Bookstore.
Preserver $300 All the above PLUS A one year gift membership to an individual of your choice. (Please send an email to with the name, address, email address, and phone number of the recipient.
Barnes Society $500 All the above PLUS Reserved seating for two at the Spring OR Fall Dinner + Recognition in Programs and other materials
 Key Society $1,000 All the above PLUS Two tickets plus reserved seating at the Fall OR Spring Dinner
Davidson Society $2,000 All the above PLUS Use of Tudor Hall for your special event (25 person maximum)