When: June 23, 2017 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
Where: Community Media Center, 1301 Washington Rd, Westminster, MD 21157, USA

Please join us for a Genealogy & Oral History Workshop on Friday, June 23 from 9:30-2:30 at the Carroll County Community Media Center, 1301 Washington Road, Westminster, MD 21157. The workshop will feature Emmy award[…]

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When: June 19, 2017 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Carroll Arts Center, 91 W Main St, Westminster, MD 21157, USA

Join Us for a Premiere Screening of “The Rock of our Ancestors” A Community Media Center (CMC) produced documentary about the origins, history and impact of Carroll County’s small, African-American Churches Reception: 6:30PM – 7:00PM[…]

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When: December 19, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Where: Grace Lutheran Church, 21 Carroll St, Westminster, MD 21157, USA

R.D. Bowman & Sons, Inc., was founded in 1929 by Ralph D Bowman in Union Mills. The current owners—Dale and Dirk Bowman—are grandsons of the founder and have continued to serve the agricultural community despite[…]

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When: November 21, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Where: Grace Lutheran Church, 21 Carroll St, Westminster, MD 21157, USA

After its introduction in 1839, the new technology of photography spread rapidly around the world. In Carroll County, these historians with cameras captured a visual record of the county and its citizens. HSCC curator Cathy[…]

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When: October 17, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Where: Grace Lutheran Church, 21 Carroll St, Westminster, MD 21157, USA

Jenny Carson, Professor at the Maryland Institute College of Art, explores the traditional method for creating marble sculptures by examining the daily operations of the sculpture studio of Carroll County native, William Henry Rinehart. The[…]

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When: September 23, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: City Hall, Emerald Hill Ln, Westminster, MD 21157, USA

Experience the past with the Historical Society and living history artisans as they demonstrate colonial period crafts. Artisans’ crafts include tin smithing, blacksmithing, chair caning, candle making, weaving, quilting, and scrimshaw powder horn carving. Guests[…]

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When: September 19, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Where: Grace Lutheran Church, 21 Carroll St, Westminster, MD 21157, USA

McDaniel College, founded in 1867 as Western Maryland College, has been part of the Carroll County scene for 150 years. James Lightner, Professor Emeritus, Trustee, and College Historian, will discuss ten critical moments or events[…]

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When: September 15, 2017 @ 6:30 am – 7:30 pm
Where: Church of the Ascension, 23 N Court St, Westminster, MD 21157, USA

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.[…]

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When: September 9, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Grace Lutheran Church, 21 Carroll St, Westminster, MD 21157, USA

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[…]

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When: August 15, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Where: Grace Lutheran Church, 21 Carroll St, Westminster, MD 21157, USA

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[…]

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When: August 26, 2017 @ 10:30 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Sherman-Fisher-Shellman House , 206 E Main St, Westminster, MD 21157, USA

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[…]

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When: August 12, 2017 @ 10:30 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Sherman-Fisher-Shellman House, 206 E Main St, Westminster, MD 21157, USA

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[…]

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When: July 22, 2017 @ 10:30 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Sherman-Fisher-Shellman House, 206 E Main St, Westminster, MD 21157, USA

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[…]

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When: July 22, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Where: Cockey's Koontz-Yingling Learning Center, 216 E Main St, Westminster, MD 21157, USA

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[…]

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When: June 24, 2017 @ 10:30 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Sherman-Fisher-Shellman House, 206 E Main St, Westminster, MD 21157, USA

EVENT DETAILS 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[…]

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When: June 16, 2017 @ 7:30 am – 5:00 pm
Where: Church of the Ascension, 23 N Court St, Westminster, MD 21157, USA

Hop on board with HSCC on Friday, June 16, for a special trip to our neighbor to the north – York County. Our first stop is Family Heirloom Weavers, one of the last surviving U.S.[…]

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When: June 10, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Sherman-Fisher-Shellman House, 206 E Main St, Westminster, MD 21157, USA

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[…]

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When: July 8, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Sherman-Fisher-Shellman House, 206 E Main St, Westminster, MD 21157, USA

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[…]

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When: June 23, 2017 @ 6:00 pm – June 25, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Where: Westminster City Hall, Emerald Hill Ln, Westminster, MD 21157, USA

Celebrate the anniversary of Corbit’s Charge, a Civil War engagement that occurred on June 29, 1863 in Westminster. This year, the three-day encampment will be headquartered at Emerald Hill. Spearheaded by the Pipe Creek Civil[…]

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When: July 18, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
Where: Grace Lutheran Church, 21 Carroll St, Westminster, MD 21157, USA

Come and experience the life of an 18th century Native American. Brian Johnson (dressed in traditional clothing) discusses food, family structure and the way of life of the Iroquois in the late 18th century and[…]

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When: June 20, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
Where: Grace Lutheran Church, 21 Carroll St, Westminster, MD 21157, USA

On June 29th, 1863, the tragedy of war unfolded upon the streets of Westminster, MD. This ferocious battle, although brief, caused major implications upon the battle of Gettysburg, and the Civil War as a whole.[…]

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When: May 19, 2017 @ 1:00 pm
Where: CARROLL ARTS CENTER, 91 W Main St, Westminster, MD 21157, USA

“Lincoln” Movie Screening 1:00 & 7:30 pm at Carroll Arts Center For more information call 410-386-2043 or visit www.celebratingamerica.info

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When: May 19, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Where: Grace Lutheran Church, 21 Carroll St, Westminster, MD 21157, USA

Lunch with author William J. Mann The Wars of the Roosevelts: The Ruthless Rise of America’s Greatest Political Family $30 per person library.carr.org/CALuncheon2017 12:00 –2:00 pm at Grace Lutheran Church

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When: May 6, 2017 – May 7, 2017 all-day
Where: Carroll County Farm Museum, 500 S Center St, Westminster, MD 21157, USA

Living History Reenactment: The Seven Days Campaign 10–5 (Sat), 10 –2 (Sun) at the Farm Museum For more information call 410-386-2043 or visit www.celebratingamerica.info

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When: May 5, 2017 – May 7, 2017 all-day
Where: Union Mills Homestead , 3311 Littlestown Pike, Westminster, MD 21158, USA

Friday -Sunday, May 5-7 Union Mills Homestead Season Opening 48th Annual Flower & Plant Market 3311 Littlestown Pike, Westminster, MD 21158 11-4 (Fri), 9-4 (Sat), 10-4 (Sun) For more information call 410-386-2043 or visit www.celebratingamerica.info

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When: March 21, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Where: Grace Lutheran Church, Grace Hall, 21 Carroll St, Westminster, MD 21157, USA

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[…]

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When: February 23, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Where: Student Government Association , 999 Crouse Mill Rd, Keymar, MD 21757, USA

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[…]

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When: February 21, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Where: Grace Hall, Grace Lutheran Church , 21 Carroll St, Westminster, MD 21157, USA

The Historical Society of Carroll County presents Box Lunch Talk 96-year-old Warren Dorsey, the grandson of a slave, grew up poor in Sykesville during the 1920s and ’30s. Jack White will conduct a casual interview[…]

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When: May 22, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Where: Grace United Church of Christ, 49 W Baltimore St, Taneytown, MD 21787, USA

THMA monthly meeting. Brief business meeting followed by guest speaker – Smithsonian representative – The Way We Work. Light refreshments immediately following.

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When: April 24, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Where: Grace United Church of Christ, 49 W Baltimore St, Taneytown, MD 21787, USA

TH&MA monthly meeting. Brief business meeting followed by a guest speaker. Speaker TBA. Light refreshments immediately following.

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When: April 2, 2017 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: History Museum Opening Day for 2017, 340 E Baltimore St, Taneytown, MD 21787, USA

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.

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When: March 27, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Where: Grace United Church of Christ, Fellowship Hall, 49 W Baltimore St, Taneytown, MD 21787, USA

Monthly meeting. Brief business meeting, Public invited. Speaker TBA Light refreshments immediately following.

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When: September 15, 2017 all-day
Where: Quail Valley Golf Course, 900 Teeter Rd, Littlestown, PA 17340, USA

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[…]

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When: November 19, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Where: History Museum, 340 E Baltimore St, Taneytown, MD 21787, USA

The History Museum will be closing for the season at 4 pm November 19, 2017.

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When: November 27, 2017 – December 16, 2017 all-day
Where: New Windsor State Bank, 222 E Baltimore St, Taneytown, MD 21787, USA

The Holiday of Trees, Wreaths, and Centerpieces opens November 27th at 9 A.M.. It will be open each day, with the exception of Sunday, DURING REGULAR BANKING HOURS. It will close December 16, 2017. Prizes[…]

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When: August 5, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where: New Windsor Heritage Museum, 207 Main St, New Windsor, MD 21776, USA

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[…]

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When: July 1, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where: New Windsor Heritage Museum, 207 Main St, New Windsor, MD 21776, USA

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[…]

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When: September 2, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where: New Windsor Heritage Museum, 207 Main St, New Windsor, MD 21776, USA

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[…]

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When: April 1, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where: New Windsor Heritage Museum, 207 Main St, New Windsor, MD 21776, USA

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[…]

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When: May 6, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where: New Windsor Heritage Museum, 207 Main St, New Windsor, MD 21776, USA

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[…]

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When: October 7, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where: New Windsor Heritage Museum, 207 Main St, New Windsor, MD 21776, USA

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[…]

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When: December 2, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where: New Windsor Heritage Museum, 207 Main St, New Windsor, MD 21776, USA

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[…]

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When: March 4, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where: New Windsor Heritage Museum, 207 Main St, New Windsor, MD 21776, USA

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[…]

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When: February 18, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where: New Windsor Heritage Museum, 207 Main St, New Windsor, MD 21776, USA

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[…]

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When: February 4, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where: New Windsor Heritage Museum, 207 Main St, New Windsor, MD 21776, USA

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[…]

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When: January 14, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where: New Windsor Heritage Museum, 207 Main St, New Windsor, MD 21776, USA

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[…]

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When: December 19, 2016 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Where: Grace Hall, Grace Lutheran Church , 21 Carroll St, Westminster, MD 21157, USA

Library service in Carroll County began in 1863, when the Westminster Public Library was founded. Over the years the library relocated – from the Odd Fellows’ Hall to the Times Building to the second floor[…]

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When: February 26, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Westminster Branch Library, 50 E Main St, Westminster, MD 21157, USA

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[…]

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When: February 11, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Westminster Branch Library, 50 E Main St, Westminster, MD 21157, USA

Westminster Branch 2:00 PM For Adults Registration for this event begins 1/28/2017. If you have thought about searching for your ancestors, but did not know how to start, this presentation will kick-off your research with[…]

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When: January 12, 2017 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Westminster Branch Library, 50 E Main St, Westminster, MD 21157, USA

7:00 PM. For all ages. Caner Rick Barrick is fond of antique treasures, most especially chairs. Nine years ago he learned how to revive and save the life of chairs in need of caning by[…]

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When: January 21, 2017 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Grace Lutheran Church, Grace Hall, 21 Carroll St, Westminster, MD 21157, USA

Free admission & refreshments, come celebrate with the Historical Society. Guest speaker: Sam Riley. Shriver Millstones; Enterprise & Politics in the Pipe Creek Watershed. Sponsored by Carroll County Tourism.

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When: January 7, 2017 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Emerald Hill (Formerly City Hall), 1838 Emerald Hill Ln, Westminster, MD 21157, USA

Celebrate with the Historical Society with delicious wines & tasty hors d’ouevres. Entertainment by Herb Sell. Enjoy special discounts that evening at nearby restaurants! Reservations required by 12-30-16. For information and reservations, contact Marty@HSCCmd.org. Sponsored[…]

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When: December 10, 2016 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where: 207 Main Street, New Windsor, MD, USA

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[…]

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When: December 20, 2016 @ 12:00 pm
Where: Grace Hall, Grace Lutheran Church , 21 Carroll St, Westminster, MD 21157, USA

Food and drink have always been essential to human celebrations—but particularly during the Christmas season! What special treats do you associate with this festive holiday—eggnog, roast turkey, fruitcake, oyster stew, mincemeat pie…? Debbie Leister and[…]

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When: November 26, 2016 all-day

Join us for the national day of listening Traditionally Thanksgiving is a time when families and friends get together to share a meal, express their gratitude and reminisce. On November 25th, the day after Thanksgiving,[…]

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When: November 28, 2016 @ 9:00 am – December 17, 2016 @ 8:30 pm
Where: New Windsor State Bank Taneytown Branch, 222 E Baltimore St, Taneytown, MD 21787, USA

The annual Holiday of Trees, Wreaths & Centerpieces is being sponsored by the Taneytown Heritage & Museum Association to benefit Taneytown History Museum. Public viewing, voting, and silent auction hours Nov. 28 to Dec. 17.[…]

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When: November 12, 2016 @ 7:00 am
Where: Three minute shopping spree Nov. 12th 7 AM with drawing to be held November 5th at 12 Noon at Kennies… , 11 Grand Dr, Taneytown, MD 21787, USA

Tickets are available at Taneytown History Museum, Liquor Barn, New Windsor State Bank, Crouse Ford, Wantz Chevrolet, Harvest Fest Day Oct 1st at Memorial Park, Littlestown Kennie’s Oct. 6th, Carroll Vista Craft Fair Nov. 5th[…]

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When: November 28, 2016 @ 6:30 pm
Where: Holiday Dinner at Grace United Church of Christ, Fellowship Hal, 49 W Baltimore St, Taneytown, MD 21787, USA

November is the holiday dinner for TH&MA. There will be no business meeting. Entertainment after the dinner.

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When: October 24, 2016 @ 7:00 pm
Where: Taneytown Heritage & Museum Fall Meeting at Grace United Church of Christ Fellowship Hall, 49 W Baltimore St, Taneytown, MD 21787, USA

Be prepared for a “spirited meeting”. There is a lot of folklore and tradition in the Taneytown area. We will be learning about the paranormal activity in the local area. This should be a fun[…]

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When: October 2, 2016 @ 2:00 pm
Where: Taneytown Library, 10 Grand Dr, Taneytown, MD 21787, USA

Adults 55 and over are invited to bring an item such as a picture, old letter, or object from their childhood and share a story related to it. Adult caregivers are welcome. Registration will open[…]

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When: September 19, 2016 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: Westminster Library, 50 E Main St, Westminster, MD 21157, USA

Title: Maryland Land Records Speaker: Rachel Frazier This presentation will teach you how to locate different types of land records, trace the history of land, and discover genealogical information using Maryland Land Records Online (mdlandrec.net).[…]

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