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Welcome to Kyle Wichtendahl!

November 9th, 2023|0 Comments

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 [...]

Laura Bankard Joins HSCC

August 2nd, 2023|0 Comments

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 [...]

Job Openings

June 26th, 2023|0 Comments

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 [...]

Annual Gala

May 19th, 2022|0 Comments

HSCC was thrilled to hold its 8th annual Gala, Emerging Stronger, on April 23rd at the award-winning Antrim 1844 in Taneytown. Over 150 friends of Carroll County history “emerged” and it was evening to remember. [...]

Happy Juneteenth

June 19th, 2021|0 Comments

Juneteenth celebrates June 19, 1865, as the day when freedom was granted to over 250,000 slaves in Texas. On June 18, 1865 Union General Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston, Texas with 2,000 federal troops. This [...]

Christmas Cards

December 23rd, 2020|0 Comments

Well into the 19th century, the tradition was to write lengthy holiday letters and deliver them to friends. Since there were no copiers or home printers, each letter had to be handwritten – a very [...]

Happy Thanksgiving!

November 25th, 2020|0 Comments

For Americans, the Thanksgiving holiday is usually traced to a celebration at Plymouth, in present-day Massachusetts. In 1620, a group of English settlers crossed the ocean to create a new colony in North America. They [...]

Westminster Cemetery

May 16th, 2020|0 Comments

Although the Historical Society had to cancel its tour of Westminster Cemetery scheduled for May 16, the historic burying ground remains open to the public and an interesting place to visit. Established about 1790 at [...]

The Perfect Stitch

May 15th, 2020|0 Comments

While sheltering in our homes, we’ve all been looking for things to keep us occupied. Many are serving their communities by sewing masks for those who need them. What they’re doing is great, but many [...]

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