Mary Kay Harper Center for Suburban Studies


The Mary Kay Harper Center for Suburban Studies of the Montgomery County Historical Society encourages a broad range of scholarly studies on suburban life in the county and shares those studies with the local community and the community of scholars in innovative ways.


To learn more about CSS and its services:

Steering Committee

Background and Priorities

Guide to Primary and Secondary Sources on the Suburbanization of Montgomery County


This publication has been funded in part by the Montgomery County Historic Preservation Commission Grant Fund which is administered by the HPC and the Montgomery County Planning Board of the M-NCPPC.