A partial list of excellent resources for historical and gravesite information is provided below for your convenience. Prospect Hill Cemetery cannot guarantee the accuracy of information on these sites.
1Historical Society of Baltimore Countywww.hsobc.org
9811 Van Buren Lane, Cockeysville, MD 21030
Phone: 410-666-1878 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The research center of HSBC is home to thousands of library volumes, historic photographs, research vertical files, cultural artifacts, genealogy files, and hundreds of maps, microfilm, archival and manuscript collections, and tombstone inscription files.
2Preservation Alliance/Baltimore County Historical Trustwww.bcht.org
8013 Bellona Avenue, Towson, MD 21204
The purpose of this Historical Trust, Inc. is to preserve historic and significant properties in Baltimore County through education, research, technical assistance and policy formulation.
3Baltimore County Landmarks Listhttp://www.baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/planning/historic_preservation/index.html
The Baltimore County Government website contains information about historic preservation landmarks and an interactive map.
4Baltimore County Public Libraryhttp://bcplonline.org/community/history
This site contains a wealth of historical information on Towson, Baltimore County and Maryland, including historic photographs. The Towson Library also houses the Towson History Collection, which is open one afternoon a week. The Friends of Towson Library is a volunteer group that scans and posts online historic photos.
A link to the Maryland State archives can also be found at this site. These archives provide access to over 471,000 historical documents that form the constitutional, legal, legislative, judicial, and administrative basis of Maryland’s government. Included are listings for the baptismal, marriage and death records of some churches in the state, including Trinity Episcopal Church in Towson.
Pplease note that using this site entails a fee
Thank you so much for guiding us to find the burial sites of my parents and other family members. With this help we could pay our respects and accumulate valuable information about past family members.— Robert H.