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Genealogical Resources at the Dorchester County Public Library

This guide will contain items that would assist and act as a starting point for those doing genealogical or local history research.


Dorchester County, Maryland was founded in 1669; having a long and rich history means that individuals come from all over to do genealogical research.  The Dorchester County Public Library, with a main branch located in the county seat, Cambridge, and in Hurlock, has a large number of materials that are available for genealogy research.  This LibGuide endeavors to pull together a number of resources that users may find useful in their research.  This guide is not exhaustive of all the resources available via DCPL, but provides users a point with which to start.

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