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    On The Calendar for March!

    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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    Box Lunch Talks

    The BLT programs are held on the third Tuesday of each month.

    Admission for Members $3
    Admission for Non Members $7

    The Box Lunch Talk (BLT) program attracts scores of local history enthusiasts every month! These hour-long events – easily our most popular – begin promptly at Noon on the third Tuesday of every month in Grace Hall, Grace Lutheran Church, 21 Carroll Street, Westminster. Free parking is available in the lot on Carroll Street.

    Past topics include The Wines of Central Maryland, Past Present & Future; Historic Barns of Carroll County; and Where is Grandma Hiding?, which showed guests how to explore their genealogy.

    Participating is inexpensive and easy! Guests bring their lunch and enjoy a small selection of beverages and dessert. Admission is $3 for members and $7 for non-members.

    Click here for a downloadable pdf of the 2017 Box Lunch Talks. Please note - programs are subject to change without prior notice.



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