Please join the Prince George’s County Historical Society for its May 23, 2022, Zoom History Chat with Dr. Kristin Montaperto and Dr. Jennifer Stabler.  They will be chatting about significant archeological finds on Park properties and the work that the Parks Department does to share the history of Prince George’s County with its communities.  Registration information for the Zoom chat follows:

When: May 23, 2022 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)Register in advance for this meeting:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.Dr. Kristin Montaperto is the Archaeology Manager and Chief Archaeologist for the Natural and Historic Resources Division of the M-NCPPC Department of Parks and Recreation in Prince George’s County. She received her PhD in Anthropology from American University and has worked for the M-NCPPC for 20 years. Her primary research focus is public outreach to diverse populations and collaborating with local communities on archaeological projects in the Middle Atlantic region.
Dr. Montaperto will discuss some of the significant archaeological discoveries within the parks and the important work her office conducts to share the history of Prince George’s County to its communities.Dr. Jennifer Stabler (moderator) is a Planner IV in the Historic Preservation Section of the Prince George’s County Planning Department. She reviews development applications for potential impacts to archeological resources on developing properties and makes recommendations to the county Planning Board. Her recommendations include if a developing property should be surveyed for archeological resources and whether significant sites should be preserved in place or further studied prior to development. Dr. Stabler received her Ph.D. from the University of Maryland. She has participated in archeological investigations in Maryland, Texas, Virginia, Israel, Jordan, and Italy.
Upcoming 2022 History Chats:
June 27 – Preserving Your History, a conversation with Franklin Robinson, Jr. and John Peter Thompson about preserving family history
July 25 – At Home with History, a conversation with Jack Thomson, Junior and Donna Schneider at his home in Nottingham