Founded in 1952, this all-volunteer, non-profit organization works to fulfill its mission of preserving and promoting the County’s long and diverse history.

September 2023 History Chat:

The Laurel History Boys

Monday, September 25, 2023 7:00PM ET

Please join the Prince George’s County Historical Society for its September 25, 2023, History Chat at 7 PM. This month we will be chatting with Richard Friend from the Laurel History Boys about who they are and what they do to share the history of the City of Laurel. To register for the Zoom chat, please see below.

Richard Friend is a graphic designer and the creator of Lost Laurel. He also published a book of the same name. Rich served on the Laurel Historical Society Board of Directors and Executive Committee, and donated design work for five consecutive annual exhibits and other programs at the Laurel Museum. He also produced a Lost Laurel video series for Laurel TV, covering a number of themes. In 2019, he designed and published Postmark Laurel—a 280-page collection of historic picture postcards ranging from the early 1900s to the 1990s.


After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Frederick DeMarr Library Now Open

The Frederick DeMarr Library re-opened on Saturday, October2, 2021, with new service hours of 11 AM to 3 PM. The DeMarr Library will follow the Coronavirus guidance issued by Prince George’s County and the Prince George’s County Memorial Library System, which will include wearing a face mask while inside the library. We appreciate your understanding. to info@pghistory.org. We appreciate your understanding.

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