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In keeping with our Historic Celebration of Communication in Carroll County, we want to share this adorable video clip of some great kids with the Boys and Girls Club in Westminster! These kids are checking out the Lantern Slide Projector and our Radiola Horn! Join us Virtually on Cable Channel HD 1086, Facebook Live @HSCCmd, and online at HSCCmd.org

Click on this video to get a message from Tyler and Doug.

We invite you to participate in Getting the Message, the Historical Society of Carroll County’s 2021 Virtual Gala on Saturday, June 26, from 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm.  This year’s theme is “A Historical Celebration of Communication in Carroll County.”

You are invited to become a sponsor at levels ranging from $250 to $5000.  As the Society’s primary fundraiser, the Gala’s success impacts us in many ways, including providing funds for preserving our historic buildings, exhibiting artifacts and documents, helping residents research family history and historic houses, and producing programs, such as the monthly Box Lunch Talks that connect people to the County’s rich heritage.

From the 1813 Engine of Liberty and Uniontown Advertiser newspapers and the nation’s first Rural Free Delivery, to radio that helped break the County’s relative isolation by bringing live news, entertainment and sports into every home, to Quantum’s and Ting’s high speed internet connectivity that makes telework and telehealth possible, communication has played an essential role in weaving together our economic, cultural, civic, and social fabric.

Through interviews and mini-documentaries, the Virtual Gal will salute the movers and shakers instrumental in providing our local media.  We hope you will join us and lend your support to our mission to connect the past to the present and make the County’s vibrant history tangible, relevant and meaningful for generations to come.

Thank You,

Kathy Palaia

Event Chair 2021


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