Faith has always been an important part of life in Carroll County, and so it’s not a surprise that when the early settlers of what we now know as Carroll County began to form towns in the 1700s; one of the first priorities was to facilitate the practice of religion. This talk will present some of [...]
Writer and avid student of history, Mimi Ashcraft is back by popular demand. She has spent more than 20 years researching two 19th century African American gravestone carvers. Learn about their lives as enslaved and free individuals, then discover examples of their amazing work in cemeteries scattered across central Maryland.