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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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
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