7th Annual Legacy Gala

Virtual Presentation: Zoom

Click on this video to get a message from Tyler and Doug.   We invite you to participate in Getting the Message, the Historical Society of Carroll County's 2021 Virtual Gala on Saturday, June 26, from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm.  This year's theme is "A Historical Celebration of Communication in Carroll County." You [...]

Past Times for Children: Toys of the Past

Koontz-Yingling Learning Center at Cockey’s, 216 East Main St., Westminster

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Box Lunch Talk: The Bella Rose & Dianthus Bobby

In 1933, Italian immigrants Pasquale and Lena Donofrio opened Carroll Gardens in Westminster. Over the next 50 years their business developed well-known hybrid plants and became nationally known. Their son, John, became a nationally acclaimed landscape architect. Author Brenda Black tells the story of her grandparents and the business that remains near and dear to the [...]

Past Times for Children: Mills

Cockey’s Koontz-Yingling Learning Center

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Bluegrass at the Barn

Rob's Bluegrass Barn 821 View West Drive, Westminster

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Past Times For Children: Doctors & Medicine

Doctors made house visits when one got sick. Children will learn how treatments differ from now and how doctors’ children became their assistants. Dramatic play, books, songs, and activities included as well as going home with a filled doctor’s bag General Information For children 4 to 9 years Children will discover what it was like to [...]

Celebrating America History Expo

The Historical Society of Carroll County will participate with Celebrate America on a History Expo in the Westminster Public Library from 9 am to noon.  The event will host a variety of historical institutions together sharing information about local historical foodways.  It will be a free event and sure to spark interest in milling flour and [...]