Box Lunch Talk: The Joys and Challenges of Beekeeping presented by Jennifer Munch

Grace Lutheran Church 21 Carroll St, Westminster, MD, United States

Jennifer's grandfather kept bee hives and always had a dish of honey on the table. In 2015, Jennifer decided to add beekeeping to her projects around her farm. She started by taking a class with the Carroll County Bee Keepers Association and has been enthralled with bees, their life cycle, and their superorganism ever since. Jennifer [...]

10th Annual Legacy Gala: Fly Me to the Moon – SOLD OUT

TICKETS FOR THE GALA ARE SOLD OUT We invite you to join us for the Historical Society of Carroll County’s Legacy Gala on Saturday, April 27, 2024, at Antrim 1844, from 6:00-11:00 pm, to celebrate our 85th Anniversary! This exciting milestone Anniversary will be celebrated with dining, dancing, and socializing. Our theme this year is based [...]

Box Lunch Talk: The Land Preservation Program of Carroll County presented by Deborah Bowers

Grace Lutheran Church 21 Carroll St, Westminster, MD, United States

The Carroll County Agricultural Land Preservation Program administers various programs, with the goal of permanently preserving at least 100,000 acres of agricultural land. Deborah will give an overview of the program and its success. Admission – Please check in when you arrive! The fee is $3.00 for HSCC members, $7.00 for non-members.

CLOSED in observance of Memorial Day

The HSCC campus will be closed Monday, May 28th in observance of Memorial Day. Please follow the link to enjoy a fascinating story about Memorial Day featured in the Carroll County Times “Carroll’s Yesteryears” Article from May 28, 1990, authored by Joe Getty. 28 May 1990 - Memorial Day Traditions - Historical Society of Carroll County, [...]

Campus Cleanup Day 2024

The Historical Society of Carroll County 210 East Main Street, Westminster, MD, United States

We need your help for Campus Cleanup Day this year. During this yearly event we make sure the campus buildings and grounds are in tip top shape. We will need pick up trucks as well has many hands to make this day a success! If you are interested in helping, please contact Laura Bankard, Outreach & [...]

The Historical Society of Carroll County’s 85th Anniversary Variety Show

Carroll County Arts Council 91 West Main Street, Westminster, MD, United States

You are cordially invited to attend the Society’s 85th Anniversary Variety Show on June 6, 5-7pm at the Carroll Arts Center. This is a free event! Although reservations aren’t required, you may reserve your tickets in advance below. All tickets will be held at the door. Variety Show sponsors Linda and Mel Mills will introduce the [...]

Box Lunch Talk: Patriots of Carroll County: Norman Bruce presented by John Laycock

Grace Lutheran Church 21 Carroll St, Westminster, MD, United States

Norman Bruce was an immigrant, prominent landowner, businessman, soldier, politician, husband and father. He founded Bruceville, where the home he built, Myrtle Hill, still stands. John is currently working to place a roadside marker commemorating a Revolutionary War era encampment in Carroll County. Admission – Please check in when you arrive! The fee is $3.00 for HSCC [...]

CLOSED in observance of July 4th

The HSCC campus will be closed Thursday, July 4th in observance of the holiday. Despite John Adams wanting the holiday to be celebrated on July 2, that’s not the day we celebrate our nation’s independence. We celebrate on July 4th since it was the day the Declaration of Independence was formally adopted.  

Box Lunch Talk: Treasures, Trash & Ghosts: My 50 Years of Historic Preservation presented by Jonathan Herman

Grace Lutheran Church 21 Carroll St, Westminster, MD, United States

Jonathan Herman has renovated many historic properties in Carroll County, including Cockey’s Tavern in 2008. He received the 2013 Maryland Preservation Award for Excellence in Residential Rehabilitation from the Maryland Historic Trust, for his renovation of Wilson's Inheritance in Union Bridge. He will be sharing interesting experiences over his 50 years of dedication to historic preservation. [...]

Box Lunch Talk: Summer Fun at Cascade Lake presented by Clay Matthews

Grace Lutheran Church 21 Carroll St, Westminster, MD, United States

Clay Matthews will share the history of Cascade Lake from its origins, to its emergency and permanent closing due to the weakening of its earthen dam. Clay has great memories of working at Cascade Lake when he was in high school. All are welcome to share any memories they have of this Carroll County landmark. Admission – [...]

Box Lunch Talk: Carrollton Hounds and the History of Fox Hunting in Carroll County presented by Jason Dudderar

Grace Lutheran Church 21 Carroll St, Westminster, MD, United States

Jason grew up in the Uniontown area and started riding horses at a very young age. He is now the Master of the Carrollton Hounds. He will share the history and adventure of fox hunting in Carroll County and the surrounding area. When not on horseback, Jason is a Vice President and CFA with Morgan Stanley. [...]

2024 Civil War Symposium – Regional Impacts of the Civil War

Carroll Community College 1601 Washington Road, Westminster, Maryland

Thank you for your interest in the 2024 Symposium. If you submitted a proposal to participate in the Symposium, but did not receive an automated confirmation email, please reach out to our Archivist, Kyle Wichtendahl at kwichtendahl@hsccmd.org. Carroll Community College, in partnership with The Historical Society of Carroll County and Carroll County Public Libraries, will host [...]