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2023 Legacy Gala Recap

May 19th, 2023|0 Comments

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 [...]

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 [...]

The Places We’ve Gone

May 28th, 2020|0 Comments

Congratulations! Today is your day. You're off to Great Places! You're off and away! - Dr. Seuss     Over the years Carroll Countians have travelled far and wide by a variety of means. The [...]

A Soldier’s Story

May 21st, 2020|0 Comments

The United States entered the Great War - World War I - on April 6, 1917. Nearly 1,000 Carroll County men and women served in uniform. Of these, 36 made the ultimate sacrifice. Lloyd D. [...]

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 [...]

Mother’s Day

May 8th, 2020|0 Comments

With all of us locked in our homes, it's sometimes hard to remember how much time is passing. Easter came and went. And now it's Mother's Day already. Mother's Day in the United States started [...]

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