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About Us

The Carroll County History Project is an ongoing, effort to preserve the history of Carroll County, Maryland by collecting videotaped memories of people who live here. This permanent oral history archive contains the personal accounts of local residents and their stories of the people, places and events that shaped Carroll County. The Carroll County History Project was developed by the Community Media Center in partnership with, Carroll County Public Library, Carroll County NAACP, Human Relations Commission of Carroll County, The Carroll County Bureau of Aging & Disabilities, the Historical Society of Carroll County and the Carroll County Genealogical Society. The Carroll County History Project also partners with Enoch Pratt Library of Baltimore, Maryland.

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Upcoming Events

Carroll County Historical Society Box Lunch Talks: Researching Your Civil War Soldier

When:  March 21, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Where: Grace Lutheran Church, Grace Hall, 21 Carroll St., Westminster, MD
Event Website

Researching Your Civil War Soldier.  During the recent commemoration of the Civil War Sesquicentennial, many Americans discovered an interest in learning about their Civil War ancestors. Genealogist Debra Hoffman explains the resources for researching a Civil War soldier and uses two case studies; one Union and one Confederate to illustrate the information that can be found

Event Calendar

Mar
27
Mon
7:00 pm Taneytown Heritage & Museum Asso... @ Grace United Church of Christ, Fellowship Hall
Taneytown Heritage & Museum Asso... @ Grace United Church of Christ, Fellowship Hall
Mar 27 @ 7:00 pm
Monthly meeting. Brief business meeting, Public invited. Speaker TBA Light refreshments immediately following.
Apr
1
Sat
10:00 am New Windsor Heritage Museum-Open... @ New Windsor Heritage Museum
New Windsor Heritage Museum-Open... @ New Windsor Heritage Museum
Apr 1 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
EXPLORE WITH US! Visit our Museum OPEN SATURDAYS 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM Let one of our knowledgeable docents teach you something new about our town! No Public Restrooms / Handicapped Parking Available Museum Tour[...]
Apr
2
Sun
1:00 pm Opening Day for 2017 of Taneytow... @ History Museum Opening Day for 2017
Opening Day for 2017 of Taneytow... @ History Museum Opening Day for 2017
Apr 2 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Museum opening day for 2017. The 2017 museum exhibit will feature an exhibit of new and antique quilts from the surrounding Taneytown area local families.
Apr
24
Mon
7:00 pm Taneytown Heritage & Museum Asso... @ Grace United Church of Christ
Taneytown Heritage & Museum Asso... @ Grace United Church of Christ
Apr 24 @ 7:00 pm
TH&MA monthly meeting. Brief business meeting followed by a guest speaker. Speaker TBA. Light refreshments immediately following.
May
6
Sat
10:00 am New Windsor Heritage Museum-Open... @ New Windsor Heritage Museum
New Windsor Heritage Museum-Open... @ New Windsor Heritage Museum
May 6 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
EXPLORE WITH US! Visit our Museum OPEN SATURDAYS 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM Let one of our knowledgeable docents teach you something new about our town! No Public Restrooms / Handicapped Parking Available Museum Tour[...]