College Archivist Kent Randell Earns Historic Preservation Service Award

Submitted by Lee Capristo on May 27, 2022 - 3:39 pm
May 27, 2022
By Lee Capristo

Kent Randell, college archivist, received commendation from the Commissioners of St. Mary’s County on May 24, 2022 with an Historic Preservation Service Award, for his research work on a manuscript about the Susquehanna estate and the families connected with it. The commendation stated that Randell’s work has “enhanced the quality of life and given St. Mary’s County residents a greater understanding of the richness and diversity of their cultural and architectural heritage.” Randell completed a six-year term on the St. Mary’s County Historic Preservation Commission in 2021.

The Susquehanna estate’s history is documented in the St. Mary’s College of Maryland Archives in the following collection: