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    March 18 - 10:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
    Past Times for Children - Schoolyard Games
    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 with Warren to discuss his slave grandmother, his parents, and the many challenges he overcame during his struggle to educate himself and escape poverty, as chronicled in Jack's book, In Carrie's Footprints.
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    March 21 - 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
    Box Lunch Talks - 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.
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    Cockey's Tavern

    Cockey's Tavern is located at 216 East Main Street in Westminster, MD. The building was built around 1820 and was home to a variety of families over the years and also served as a tavern and boarding house. Cockey's Tavern - Historical Society of Carroll County, Maryland

    Currently, the Cockey's Exhibition Gallery is presenting "The Civil War in Carroll County," which has a variety of museum pieces representing the Civil War in Carroll County, 1863-1865. The second floor is available to rent for business and personal events such as meetings or parties.

    If you are interested in a detailed description of Cockey's, please click her to read "An Architectural and Historical Analysis."

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