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8 August 2021 – Exploring the Grand History of the Mehring Family

2021-08-14T16:51:54-04:00August 8th, 2021|2021, Yesteryears|

Carroll Yesteryears 8 August 2021 Exploring the Grand History of the Mehring Family By Mary Ann Ashcraft Some surnames like Shipley, Yingling, Shriver, and Myers have shown up in Carroll County records for centuries, but today’s column covers another old name which may not be so familiar− the Mehrings of Bruceville and Keymar. Johann Wolfgang Mohring [...]

25 July 2021 – Swept Away

2021-08-14T16:48:42-04:00July 25th, 2021|2021, Yesteryears|

Carroll Yesteryears 25 July 2021 Swept Away By David Buie For the past month, flooding and storm damage have become commonplace in the local news. As recent as Sunday, June 18 of this year, a local news broadcaster reported flooding and the devastation of Baltimore County homes, leaving up to ten thousand BG&E customers without electricity [...]

11 July 2021 – Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

2021-08-14T16:46:40-04:00July 11th, 2021|2021, Yesteryears|

Carroll Yesteryears 11 July 2021 Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow By Mary Ann Ashcraft Fashion is a big component of history that can’t be ignored. Although clothing certainly comes to mind, what about styles of facial hair for men? Shaving, or not shaving, has gone in and out of fashion for thousands of years. What was in [...]

27 June 2021 – Corbit’s Charge was Significant Civil War Cavalry Skirmish

2021-08-14T16:43:58-04:00June 27th, 2021|2021, Yesteryears|

Carroll Yesteryears 27 June 2021 Corbit’s Charge was Significant Civil War Cavalry Skirmish By David Buie This weekend, the Pipe Creek Civil War Round Table held an event commemorating the 158th anniversary of Corbit’s Charge at Court Place in Westminster. The event concluded on June 26th in the late afternoon. Corbit’s Charge, also known as the [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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