1783 Tax Assessment
The index for Anne Arundel's 1783 tax assessment lists property owners alphabetically by hundred (geographical subdivision) with a summary of property owned and the location of the original record.
Web Link: msa.md.gov/msa/stagser/s1400/s1437/html/1437aa.html
Archives of Maryland Online
The Archives of Maryland Online site now contains over 800 volumes, many of which relate generally or specifically to the Four Rivers Heritage Area.
Web Link: aomol.net/html/index.html
Blacks in Annapolis
The Blacks in Annapolis link on the Maryland State Archives website provides access to biographical information about African-Americans in Annapolis. From that web page, one can also access the larger Legacy of Slavery in Maryland site, which provides additional information and resources relating to African-American history.
Web Link: mdslavery.net/blacks_annapolis/intro.html
Comparative Chesapeake Archaeology
The Comparative Chesapeake Archaeology website contains a catalog of artifactual information (images, site summaries, and more) for the 18 sites included in the original NEH-funded project.
Web Link: chesapeakearchaeology.org
Gunston Hall Inventory Project
Gunston Hall has put together an online database consisting of inventories from Virginia and Maryland recorded between 1740 and 1810; the transcriptions include some Anne Arundel residents.
Web Link: gunstonhall.org/library/probate/index.htm
Inventory of Historic Places
The Maryland Historic Trust's Inventory of Historic Places provides access to documentation for all Anne Arundel (and other Maryland) sites surveyed before July 2004.
Web Link: mht.maryland.gov/Survey_MIHP_Search.html
Maryland Diagnostic Artifacts
The Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory's website provides an introduction to some of the most significant types of artifacts found on Maryland sites. The site covers prehistoric ceramics, colonial ceramics, post-colonial ceramics, and small find. Within each group, there is an overall chronology and definition of terms, and descriptive information with images and references for each sub-group.
Web Link: jefpat.org/diagnostic/Index.htm
Microfilm images of surviving issues of the Maryland Gazette, 12/1728 to 112/1830, are available online.
Web Link: aomol.net/html/mdgazette.html
Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database
The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade database contains information about almost 35,000 voyages that transported Africans for sale as slaves in the Americas between the 16th and 19th centuries. From the website, one can search both the Voyages database and the database of over 67,000 transported Africans whose names were recorded. The site also includes maps, a time line, and a chronology.
Web Link: slavevoyages.org
War of 1812 Music
This website offers newly-published sheet music and recordings, as well as up-to-date scholarly information. It is intended for the use of teachers, students, fellow scholars, and the general public interested in learning about American History through the rich and significant music of the War of 1812 era.
Web Link: www.1812music.org