Port Deposit Heritage Museum

Photos from our annual meeting in April (click to enlarge and read captions):

in the Paw Paw Building

We are a group of volunteers dedicated to preserving and sharing the rich history of Port Deposit and surrounding areas.  Anyone can be a member!


Memberships to the Port Deposit Heritage Corporation are $20 annually or $100 for a lifetime membership.  The membership fee helps maintain the

Paw Paw building. The benefits of Membership include:

  • attend Board Meetings,
    • ​during the board meetings, besides the work required to run the Corporation and the museum, we have discussions about current events in town, fundraisers, and review donations to the museum.  It's pretty fun!
  • provide input on activities and functions,
  • unlimited access to the museum during operating hours,
  • access to an "Historic Port Deposit" vehicle tag,
  • support the conservation of the rich history of Port Deposit.


To become a member of the Heritage Corporation, and/or a member of the Board, a volunteer, donating, use of the meeting room, research, or anything else, please


Research service is available for those currently not a member for a donation of $30.00.  This includes one person doing research for one hour. 


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