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Indigenous Peoples of Garrett County: Home

A special collection of physical and digital resources documenting the indigenous peoples of Garrett and its surrounding counties

Introduction

The Indigenous Peoples of Garrett County Collection includes resources and materials detailing the history and culture of the Indian Tribes native to Garrett County. Garrett County, and all of Maryland, historically home to a number of nomadic tribes, with experts unsure how many. However, the Youghiogheny River Band of Shawnee Indians made Garrett County their permanent home. This collection contains images, books, and monographs on not only the Youghiogheny River Band of Indians, but many of the other tribes that traveled through the county or once called Maryland home.

Ancient America Series: Eastern Woodlands