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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

Black History Month: U.S. Colored Troops

When:  February 26, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where:  Westminster Branch Library, 50 E. Main St., Westminster, MD 21157
Cost:  Free
Contact:  410.386.4490

Event Website

Westminster Branch
2:00 PM For ages 10 – Adults
Registration for this event begins 2/12/2017.
Bob O’Connor, one of the country’s most highly regarded researchers of the United States Colored Troops, will present the legislation of May, 1863 that set up their enlistment and the facts concerning the 209,000 black soldiers of the Union army. O’Connor’s research on USCT prisoners of war and on the casualties in various battles is unprecedented; his presentation will include names of USCT soldiers from Carroll County. A Celebrating America program. Information: Library.carr.org OR 410.386.4488

Event Calendar

Feb
23
Thu
6:00 pm Black History Month Celebration-... @ Student Government Association
Black History Month Celebration-... @ Student Government Association
Feb 23 @ 6:00 pm
The student government association is sponsoring a Black History Celebration coordinated by Sheila Leatherbury. The. Program will honor Ms. Carrie Bell Jones who is 100 years old. She is considered a living legend. It will[...]
Feb
26
Sun
2:00 pm Black History Month: U.S. Colore... @ Westminster Branch Library
Black History Month: U.S. Colore... @ Westminster Branch Library
Feb 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Westminster Branch 2:00 PM For ages 10 – Adults Registration for this event begins 2/12/2017. Bob O’Connor, one of the country’s most highly regarded researchers of the United States Colored Troops, will present the legislation[...]
Mar
4
Sat
10:00 am New Windsor Heritage Museum-Open... @ New Windsor Heritage Museum
New Windsor Heritage Museum-Open... @ New Windsor Heritage Museum
Mar 4 @ 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[...]
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[...]