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The Studies in Local History books pictured below have been published by the Maryland State Archives and the Maryland Historical Trust as part of an ongoing  series.  They may be ordered by contacting the Maryland State Archives, 350 Rowe Boulevard, Annapolis, MD  21401, 410-974-3914 or the London Town Foundation, 839 Londontown Road, Edgewater, MD  21037, 410-222-1919.

In 1649, Calvert's Religious Tolerance Act attracted religious dissendents to Anne Arundel County. Moses Rawlings parents and grandparents were Quakers

Counterfeit money on the South River was an issue in the Richard Clarke case

Did the women smoke these things?

Calvert's Act for Religious Tolerance

George Calvert believed in the Separation of Church and State

Not everyone agreed that this was a good thing!

A relative of Moses Rawlings made the first map of Annapolis

Quakers became the predominant Religious group in Anne Arundel County, and elsewhere in Maryland

Charles Carroll, of Carrollton

Susquehannas-Caused Maryland Indians to embrace Calvert's settlers as a better option

Gov. Horatio Sharpe - eloquently defended a relative of Rawlings in 1756; Governor during the F&I War

Research in botanical medical remedies was pioneered on the South River, by Richard Hill. George Washington took an interest .

Alexander Hanson-Aide to Washington-Brother Peter killed at Fort Washington in Nov. 1776

The Maryland Flag is the Calvert family Crest

Tench Tighlman, of Maryland, was Washington's Aide at the time of Moses Rawlings capture

Christopher Gist

John Hanson was 1st President of USA. His son, Peter Contee Hanson, was killed at the Battle of Fort Washington, under Moses Rawlings Command.

London Town, South River, Anne Arundel County, Md.


William Pinkney. B. Annapolis, Md. 1764. Became prominent in Maryland, and then in US government


This is the personal flag of George Calvert, the First Lord Baltimore, who visited Virginia in 1629

Objects in situ at the Rumney's Tavern Site

Learning From London Town Project with the Key School


Country's House, home of Governor William Stone and formerly the home of Governor Leonard Calvert, where the 1649 session of the General Assembly probably met. Courtesy of Don Winter and Henry Miller, Historic St. Mary's City.

Portrait of George Calvert, the first Lord Baltimore, by Daniel Mytens the elder, court painter to both James I and Charles I.