Elementary Grade Tours

The Education Committee of the Historical Society of Carroll County has developed interactive lessons to support the Maryland State Standards. The lessons highlight what life was like 200 years ago and provide experiential opportunities in the Sherman-Fisher-Shellman House. Students will have the opportunity to see authentic Carroll County artifacts and participate in activities that illustrate how people, places and events have changed the County’s history over time.

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The Historical Society of Carroll County provides two scholarships for Carroll County students: The Mike Eaton Scholarship and the Jay. A. Graybeal Scholarship.

The Mike Eaton Scholarship is to honor the memory of William Granville “Mike” Eaton, English teacher at Westminster High School from 1935 to 1971, by awarding a student scholarship and through recognition of outstanding teachers.

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Past Times for Children

Children will discover what it was like to live in Carroll County in the 1800s.  They will travel back in time to experience life on the farm through creative activities, songs, stories & crafts.  This program focuses on a different topic each month and includes a craft or activity that reinforces the theme.

Classes are held the 3rd Saturday seven months a year from 10:00am to 11:15am in the Koontz-Yingling Learning Center at Cockey’s, 216 East Main Street in Westminster, MD.

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Historical Student Activity Kits/Trunks

Teachers may borrow for one week our educational kits. Topics include Native Americans, Early Settlement, The Civil War, Industrialism, and World War II.

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Internships for high school, college, and graduate students are available in the all areas of the Historical Society’s operations, including research, communications, special events, shop, and educational programming/docent.

Community Service

There are many opportunities available for students who enjoy learning about history, but also need service hours! For more information on community service opportunities, contact the Executive Director at execdirector@hsccmd.org.

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