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Draft Report on Historic African American Cemeteries Open for Comment

The draft study report is here! You can read it and the appendices by clicking the link below:

» Historic African American Cemeteries: Survey of Funding Needs and Preservation Obstacles

By June 15, 2022, please use this comment form to share your feedback on the report. Your feedback will inform the final report submitted to the Maryland legislature this summer.

MCAAHC will host a public hearing for this report on Monday, May 23rd at 5:00pm. Registration details will be on this page shortly.

To get project updates, please check back here and follow Banneker-Douglass Museum/MCAAHC and MHT on social media!


Contact: Chanel Compton, Executive Director, Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture —


Elizabeth Hughes, Director and State Historic Preservation Officer, Maryland Historical Trust —