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HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF CARROLL COUNTY 210 East Main Street Westminster, MD 21157 Free Parking Behind the Buildings The Historical Society of Carroll County’s buildings and grounds are smoke free. HSCC Offices: 410-848-6494, ext. 200 Library & Research: 410-848-6494, ext. 204

June 14, 1998

2021-09-15T12:33:57-04:00June 14th, 2021|1998, Baltimore Sun, Resources|

June 14, 1998 25 Years Ago Foreign Visitors—Members of a Soviet Technical team visiting the United States stopped to gather information in Union Bridge recently. The tour, under the auspices of the Bureau of Reclamation of the U.S. Department of the Interior, visited selected cement plants and government research facilities. The Soviet's visit is part of [...]

Remembrance gathering for Townsend Cook

2021-07-22T13:36:01-04:00May 27th, 2021|Events|

Lynching victim Townsend Cook will be memorialized on June 2, 2021 at 7:00PM, the date of his killing in 1885 in Westminster. The remembrance gathering has been planned by the Carroll County Coalition of the Maryland Lynching Memorial Project, a program of the Equal Justice Initiative's Lynching in America. The Maryland Lynching Memorial Project reports that [...]

23 May 2021 – Parade of Memories

2021-08-14T16:35:08-04:00May 23rd, 2021|2021, Yesteryears|

Carroll Yesteryears 23 May 2021 Parade of Memories By Helen Shriver Riley The end of May brings memories of Memorial Day parades and other celebrations. In my 90 plus years, my family has attended or participated in numerous such events in Westminster that in many ways tell the story of almost a century of life here [...]

25 April 2021 – Contributing to “America’s Pastime”

2021-08-14T16:27:01-04:00April 25th, 2021|2021, Yesteryears|

Carroll Yesteryears 25 April 2021 Contributing to “America’s Pastime” By David Buie The month of April 2021 marked a significant leap toward normalcy as baseball teams across America threw out their opening pitch. Often referred to as “America’s Pastime,” baseball has always aided in the country’s healing, from its rise in popularity following the Civil War [...]

28 March 2021 – A Look at Carroll Easter Celebrations Through the Years

2021-08-14T16:19:21-04:00March 28th, 2021|2021, Yesteryears|

Carroll Yesteryears 28 March 2021 A Look at Carroll Easter Celebrations Through the Years By David Buie Last Easter took place during the safer-at-home order, so many of the typical Easter celebrations— community egg hunts, Easter Bunny visits, church services, even family dinners— didn’t happen. This year, restrictions are not as extreme, but the pandemic is [...]

14 March 2021 – “Too Great for Words to Describe”: 1929 Letter Details Carroll County Natives’ Trip to Alaska

2021-08-14T16:16:42-04:00March 14th, 2021|2021, Yesteryears|

Carroll Yesteryears 14 March 2021 “Too Great for Words to Describe”: 1929 Letter Details Carroll County Natives’ Trip to Alaska By Mary Ann Ashcraft While a travel advisory is still in effect due to COVID-19, perhaps now is the time for an armchair trip to Alaska based on a 1929 letter sent to The Carroll Record. [...]

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