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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

Jul
22
Sat
9:00 am LAND RECORD SEMINAR @ Cockey's Koontz-Yingling Learning Center
LAND RECORD SEMINAR @ Cockey's Koontz-Yingling Learning Center
Jul 22 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Ever had interest in discovering the history of your ancestors land? Or additional sources of genealogical information found in land records? The Historical Society of Carroll County and Carroll County’s Genealogical Society are collaborating to[...]
10:30 am SUMMER SATURDAYS AT THE SHERMAN-... @ Sherman-Fisher-Shellman House
SUMMER SATURDAYS AT THE SHERMAN-... @ Sherman-Fisher-Shellman House
Jul 22 @ 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[...]
Aug
5
Sat
10:00 am New Windsor Heritage Museum-Open... @ New Windsor Heritage Museum
New Windsor Heritage Museum-Open... @ New Windsor Heritage Museum
Aug 5 @ 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[...]
Aug
12
Sat
10:30 am SUMMER SATURDAYS AT THE SHERMAN-... @ Sherman-Fisher-Shellman House
SUMMER SATURDAYS AT THE SHERMAN-... @ Sherman-Fisher-Shellman House
Aug 12 @ 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[...]
Aug
15
Tue
12:00 pm BOX LUNCH TALKS MURDER & MAYHEM ... @ Grace Lutheran Church
BOX LUNCH TALKS MURDER & MAYHEM ... @ Grace Lutheran Church
Aug 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Ever since Biblical times when Cain committed the first murder when he killed his brother Able, crime, murder, and mayhem has been the focus of an unexplained fascination of any society and Carroll County is[...]