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Maryland Deed Research with Travis Shaw

Under the direction of Travis Shaw, learn how to research historic properties in Maryland. Participants will be introduced to a number of online resources available at home or here at Thomas Balch Library. Particular attention will be paid to tracing chains of title through Maryland Records online, accessing historic building surveys through the Maryland Inventory of Historic Properties, and using Maryland’s geographic information system software to locate historic properties. Travis is a library associate at the Thomas Balch Library and has over a decade of historic preservation and archaeological experience in both the public and private sector.