17 November 1996 – Holiday Open House at Hard Lodging

2021-10-28T16:27:15-04:00November 17th, 1996|1996, Yesteryears|

"Holiday Open House at Hard Lodging" Carroll County Times Article for 17 November 1996 By Jay A. Graybeal The Historical Society of Carroll County will sponsor a Holiday Open House at Hard Lodging, located near Union Bridge, on Sunday, December 8th from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. The public is invited to attend the event which will [...]

10 November 1996 – The First Armistice

2021-10-28T16:26:05-04:00November 10th, 1996|1996, Yesteryears|

"The First Armistice" Carroll County Times Article for 10 November 1996 By Jay A. Graybeal Tomorrow is Veteran's Day, a holiday originally known as Armistice Day since 1918. After fours years of fighting, "The Great War" ended at the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month of that year. Armistice Day was last [...]

3 November 1996 – The Montour House

2021-10-28T16:25:01-04:00November 3rd, 1996|1996, Yesteryears|

"The Montour House" Carroll county Times Article for 3 November 1996 By Jay A. Graybeal The staff of the Historical Society is frequently asked to help locate information about historical properties throughout the county. In many cases the property has not been researched and one must look for information in a variety of public and other [...]

27 October 1996 – The Carroll County Trotting, Riding and Pleasure Association

2021-10-28T16:23:52-04:00October 27th, 1996|1996, Yesteryears|

"The Carroll County Trotting, Riding and Pleasure Association" Carroll County Times Article for 27 October 1996 By Jay A. Graybeal During the fall of 1894, Carroll Countians witnessed the opening of the Pleasure Park in Westminster, the new race track of the Carroll County Trotting, Riding and Pleasure Association. Originally scheduled to open on September 19th, [...]

20 October 1996 – HSCC Annual Dinner in Mount Airy

2021-10-28T16:22:39-04:00October 20th, 1996|1996, Yesteryears|

"HSCC Annual Dinner in Mount Airy" Carroll County Times Article for 20 October 1996 By Jay A. Graybeal Each year the Historical Society holds an annual dinner meeting as an opportunity for the members and guests to enjoy a meal together, elect board members and learn about local history. The Historical Society will hold its 57th [...]

13 October 1996 – Deer Park Cornerstone

2021-10-28T16:21:18-04:00October 13th, 1996|1996, Yesteryears|

"Deer Park Cornerstone" Carroll County Times Article for 13 October 1996 By Jay A. Graybeal On September 15, the congregation of Deer Park United Methodist Church witnessed the opening of a tin box which had been placed in the cornerstone laying on October 4, 1891. Prior to the opening I spoke with the minister, Rev. Henry [...]

6 October 1996 – Great Storm in Carroll

2021-10-28T16:20:12-04:00October 6th, 1996|1996, Yesteryears|

"Great Storm in Carroll" Carroll County Times Article for 6 October 1996 By Jay A. Graybeal One the most severe storms ever experienced in our county struck on September 29, 1896. The storm was so large and violent that properties were damaged throughout the county. The October 3rd issue of the Democratic Advocate newspaper carried reports of the [...]

29 September 1996 – An Elegant Victorian Wedding

2021-10-28T16:17:05-04:00September 29th, 1996|1996, Yesteryears|

"An Elegant Victorian Wedding" Carroll County Times Article for 29 September 1996 By Jay A. Graybeal Throughout the early history of our nation, most wedding ceremonies took place in the home. By the late nineteenth century, however, the traditional church wedding had become popular in America. The more fashionable brides wore white dresses and her attendants [...]

22 September 1996 – Today is National Guard Day in Carroll County

2021-10-28T16:15:48-04:00September 22nd, 1996|1996, Yesteryears|

"Today is National Guard Day in Carroll County" Carroll County Times Article for 22 September 1996 By Jay A. Graybeal Gov. Glendening recently named September as National Guard Month and units throughout the state are holding special activities. Today our local guard unit, Battery A, 2nd Battalion, 110th Field Artillery, will hold an open house at [...]

15 September 1996 – The [First] Times

2021-10-28T16:14:14-04:00September 15th, 1996|1996, Yesteryears|

"The [First] Times" Carroll County Times Article for 15 September 1996 By Jay A. Graybeal Since 1956 this paper has been known as The Carroll County Times, however; long time readers may remember when the masthead read The Times. The recent gift of an June 18, 1831 Taneytown newspaper reminded me that there was an earlier Maryland newspaper by [...]

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