Holiday Closings
HSCC’s East Main Street campus will be closed on December 24 and 25, 2018 for the Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
and on January 1, 2019 for New Year’s Day.

Additionally, the Research Library will be closed December 17, 2018 – January 2, 2019.

Welcome to The Historical Society of Carroll County, Maryland

In today’s mobile society, history—especially family and community history—allows people to find their “roots” and become invested in their community and its future. History is not just dates, one after the other. It is multidisciplinary, complex. Music, art, and literature intertwine with entrepreneurship, scientific innovation, politics, religion, and philosophy. HSCC is Carroll County’s premier storyteller, using all its resources (artifacts, documents, expertise) to create true stories of the people, places, events, cultures, and traditions that make Carroll County unique and place it within the broader context of American history. HSCC has a significant role to play in providing interactive and multigenerational educational programming to serve its current audiences and attract new ones.

New and Old

The Story of… Francis Jesse Crawford

It is the Historical Society’s charge to utilize its resources and its educational expertise to chronicle the ongoing activities of the county’s people and to make this information accessible to everyone in relevant ways. Find the story of Francis J. Crawford (1819-1885), a Carroll County physician, whose life can be documented through the use of two- and three-dimensional items owned by HSCC. Dr. Crawford’s narrative is only one of many that the Society has to tell.


Upcoming Events

december, 2018

15dec10:00 am11:15 amPast Times for Children: Schoolyard GamesSchoolyard Games10:00 am - 11:15 am Cockey’s Koontz-Yingling Learning Center, 216 East Main Street, Westminster, Maryland 21157Event Type :Family,Member Event,Public Event

18dec12:00 pm1:00 pmBox Lunch TalksChristmas Gifts12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Grace Hall, Grace Lutheran Church, 21 Carroll Street, Westminster, Maryland 21157 Event Type :Member Event,Public Event

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Connecting the Past and Present.

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