1992

27 December 1992 – Through the years, we’ve found ways to say ‘Happy New Year’

2021-08-11T12:01:13-04:00December 27th, 1992|1992, Yesteryears|

Carroll’s Yesteryears 27 December 1992 Through the years, we’ve found ways to say ‘Happy New Year’ By Joe Getty Attending receptions and parties, paying social visits to family and friends, sending postal card greetings and holding January 1 weddings were long-standing traditions in Carroll County for celebrating New Year’s Day. Many families had an annual ritual [...]

20 December 1992 – J. David Baile, Historical Society president, 1939-44

2021-08-11T12:01:29-04:00December 20th, 1992|1992, Yesteryears|

Carroll’s Yesteryears 20 December 1992 J. David Baile, Historical Society president, 1939-44 By Joe Getty Advertisements for the Medford Store were popular with Carroll County residents during the early 20th century. People enjoyed seeing the diversity of items available and the special bargains offered at this well-known business establishment in Medford. A national magazine once commented [...]

13 December 1992 – Christmas of yesteryear

2021-08-11T12:01:46-04:00December 13th, 1992|1992, Yesteryears|

Carroll’s Yesteryears 13 December 1992 Christmas of yesteryear By Jay Graybeal The custom of decorating a Christmas tree is a legacy of the Victorian period. Americans copied the European tradition of placing the tree on a table. Popular magazines such as Godey’s Lady’s Book and Peterson’s Magazine disseminated illustrations and text that helped to shape uniquely [...]

29 November 1992 – Looking back on Carroll Christmas, 1892

2021-08-11T12:02:12-04:00November 29th, 1992|1992, Yesteryears|

Carroll’s Yesteryears 29 November 1992 Looking back on Carroll Christmas, 1892 By Joe Getty We extend a special invitation to our membership, friends, and the general public to attend the Victorian Christmas Tea on Sunday, Dec. 6. The Shriver-Weybright Auditorium will be decked out in holiday cheer for the Historical Society’s annual holiday social. The Victorian [...]

22 November 1992 – How it all began

2021-08-11T12:02:23-04:00November 22nd, 1992|1992, Yesteryears|

Carroll’s Yesteryears 22 November 1992 How it all began By Jay Graybeal The Historical Society of Carroll County was founded in 1939 to save the historic Shellman House in Westminster which was threatened with demolition. While some people may have expressed the attitude “so another old timer going to make a place for another new filling [...]

15 November 1992 – Society gathering a legacy for Carroll countians

2021-08-11T12:02:39-04:00November 15th, 1992|1992, Yesteryears|

Carroll’s Yesteryears 15 November 1992 Society gathering a legacy for Carroll countians By Joe Getty Last week the county’s Historical Society launched an endowment drive called the Legacy Campaign. The objective of this effort is to lay the foundation for preserving elements of our heritage for Carroll’s future generations. You might ask, “What is the legacy?” [...]

08 November 1992 – Armistice Day: Wednesday marks 75th anniversary

2021-08-11T12:03:31-04:00November 8th, 1992|1992, Yesteryears|

Carroll’s Yesteryears 08 November 1992 Armistice Day: Wednesday marks 75th anniversary By Jay A. Graybeal On Wednesday the United States, Canada, and a number of European nations will observe the 75th Armistice Day. Known in this country as Veterans Day since World War II, the original holiday marked the end of the Great War for Civilization. [...]

25 October 1992 – Students wrote about Winfield

2021-08-11T12:05:37-04:00October 25th, 1992|1992, Yesteryears|

Carroll’s Yesteryears 25 October 1992 Students wrote about Winfield By Joe Getty The historical society is dedicated to preserving the history from all areas of Carroll County. As part of this mission, we sponsor an annual dinner meeting each year in different locations in the county. This year’s annual dinner meeting will be in southern Carroll [...]

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