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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

The Rock of Our Ancestors: A CMC Produced Documentary Screening

When:  June 19th, 2017 @ 6:30 pm
Where: Carroll Arts Center, 91 West Main St, Westminster, MD

Event Website

The Community Media Center will hold a premiere screening of documentary, “The Rock of our Ancestors” on Monday, June 19, 2017 at the Carroll Arts Center,  located at 91 West Main Street, Westminster, Maryland.  The event will begin with a reception at 6:30 PM followed by a program and screening at 7:00 PM.  The Community Media Center (CMC) produced documentary explores the origins, history and impact of Carroll County’s small, African-American Churches.  The event is free but seating is limited and registration is required.

 

Event Calendar

Aug
26
Sat
10:30 am SUMMER SATURDAYS AT THE SHERMAN-... @ Sherman-Fisher-Shellman House
SUMMER SATURDAYS AT THE SHERMAN-... @ Sherman-Fisher-Shellman House
Aug 26 @ 10:30 am – 4:00 pm
Step back into Carroll County’s history with a visit to the home of Jacob Sherman and his family. In 1807, Sherman built a large brick home on East Main Street in Westminster. It stood directly[...]
Sep
2
Sat
10:00 am New Windsor Heritage Museum-Open... @ New Windsor Heritage Museum
New Windsor Heritage Museum-Open... @ New Windsor Heritage Museum
Sep 2 @ 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[...]
Sep
9
Sat
10:00 am ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES APPRAISA... @ Grace Lutheran Church
ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES APPRAISA... @ Grace Lutheran Church
Sep 9 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
What’s in your attic? Antiques & Collectibles Appraisal Day is a community service that provides affordable valuations for the owners of prized antiques and collectibles. Experienced appraisers of antiques will inform you about the history[...]
Sep
15
Fri
all-day One More Round for George Golf T... @ Quail Valley Golf Course
One More Round for George Golf T... @ Quail Valley Golf Course
Sep 15 all-day
The 5th Annual One More Round for George Golf Tournament is named in honor of the late George B. Crouse who was one of the founders of the Taneytown History Museum. All proceeds benefit the[...]
6:30 am JOURNEYS FREDERICKSBURG-VIRGINIA @ Church of the Ascension
JOURNEYS FREDERICKSBURG-VIRGINIA @ Church of the Ascension
Sep 15 @ 6:30 am – 7:30 pm
Join HSCC on Friday, September 15, as we journey to Fredericksburg, Virginia. Fredericksburg was the site of one of the most famous battles of the Civil War. On December 13, 1862, Union General Ambrose E.[...]