Step by step tutorial on how to uncover your house’s history! We share 3 ways to research your house’s history using free online resources.
STEP BY STEP TUTORIAL
The video above is in a slideshow format walking you through the process step by step. We also have separate videos for each of these ways that are in more of a video format plus home tours below.
USEFUL LINKS FOR HOUSE HISTORY SEARCH
The book we refer to is: A Field Guide to American Houses by Virginia Savage McAlester
Link to Sanborn Maps at the Library of Congress: https://www.loc.gov/collections/sanborn-maps/
Link to the SDAT Property Search: https://sdat.dat.maryland.gov/RealProperty/Pages/default.aspx
Link to Maryland State Archives: https://mdlandrec.net/main/
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