Welcome to Kyle Wichtendahl!

2023-11-12T10:40:23-05:00November 9th, 2023|Uncategorized|

Welcome to our newest staff member, Kyle Wichtendahl. He is joining our team as our Archivist/Library Assistant. Kyle is a native Marylander, originally from Mt. Airy, but now living in Catonsville. He has a lifelong passion for studying history, especially the Civil War era and Maryland History. Kyle is a graduate of St. Mary’s College of [...]

Laura Bankard Joins HSCC

2023-08-02T10:08:11-04:00August 2nd, 2023|Uncategorized|

HSCC is thrilled to announce the hire of Laura Bankard to the role of Outreach and Events Director. Bankard begins August 7th, 2023.  Laura will be instrumental in implementing many initiatives outlined in the Society’s 2023-2025 Strategic Action Plan, and will be the primary lead on outreach, events, rentals, social media and marketing, volunteer coordination and [...]

Job Openings

2023-11-06T13:57:28-05:00June 26th, 2023|Uncategorized|

Collections Planner/Consultant (Contractual) (Call for Proposals) Term and Schedule: 3-6 months, Flex Schedule Compensation: Contingent on mutually agreed upon timeframe and specific work scope Description: Reports to the Executive Director. This is a temporary 3–6-month appointment. Primary goals of the assignment include: Develop a Collections Plan with specific recommendations for cataloging, photographing, rehousing, cleaning, and short [...]

2023-2025 Strategic Action Plan

2023-08-04T12:55:46-04:00May 24th, 2023|Uncategorized|

Dear Society Members, Supporters and Friends, On behalf of the Board of Trustees of the Historical Society of Carroll County, I am pleased to share with you the enclosed HSCC 2023-2025 Strategic Action Plan. Thank you for your constructive feedback and commitment to the mission of HSCC.  The Plan is a living document and the [...]

2023 Legacy Gala Recap

2023-05-19T11:16:40-04:00May 19th, 2023|Uncategorized|

The 2023 Legacy Gala was a success and what a party we had at the beautiful Antrim 1844 in Taneytown! The sellout crowd looked fabulous as they walked down our sponsor walk of stars designed by Kohn Creative. Thank you again to our Sound of Music sponsors; Velnoskey Wealth Management, Crawford Yingling Insurance, Puckett & Sturgill [...]

Preliminary Shellman Work Drawings Nearing Final Draft

2023-01-24T15:40:29-05:00January 24th, 2023|Education, Uncategorized|

Thanks to the generosity of our members, and annual gala attendees, the Society successfully closed out the fundraising phase of its Shellman Work Project in 2022 after three years of fundraising. $56,000 currently in hand will be matched with a $40,000 Maryland State Bond grant to address major brick deterioration, water infiltration, and interior plaster repair. [...]

Bluegrass, Bourbon and Bocce

2022-11-10T09:30:40-05:00November 10th, 2022|Events, Uncategorized|

Thanks to all who attended and participated in the year’s Bluegrass Bourbon & Bocce event! Sideline was a hit, the weather held, and vendors and attendees had a great time. We appreciate all of our sponsors and also Union Mills Homestead for their partnership! HSCC raised nearly $6,000 thanks to you and we look forward [...]

HSCC is thrilled to announce its inaugural Distinguished Awards Program

2022-10-05T09:42:05-04:00October 5th, 2022|Uncategorized|

The Society’s Distinguished Service Award is presented to Helen S. Riley for her ongoing support of HSCC spanning five decades, including her time on staff. Her father, James M. Shriver, Sr., became President of the Board of Trustees in 1960 and held that position for nine years.  The Research Library is named after him and his [...]


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