The Historical Society is open for limited services!

Closed Monday & Sunday, after July 6 We will be OPEN Wednesdays through Sundays and Closed Monday & Tuesday

The Library is open on Tuesday through Saturday from 9 am to 4 pm to in-person research, and is taking. appointment requests.  Open on Saturdays from 10 am to 1 pm after July 1, 2021.

The Kimmey House Administrative Office is open Tuesday through Saturday from 9 am to 4 pm.

The Shellman Bookshop is open on Tuesday through Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm.

The Sherman-Fisher-Shellman House is open by appointment only.

The galleries in Cockey’s are open by appointment only.

Please click Here to read a letter from our Executive Director about our safety measures.

Welcome to The Historical Society of Carroll County, Maryland

In today’s mobile society, history—especially family and community history—allows people to find their “roots” and become invested in their community and its future. History is not just dates, one after the other. It is multidisciplinary, complex. Music, art, and literature intertwine with entrepreneurship, scientific innovation, politics, religion, and philosophy. HSCC is Carroll County’s premier storyteller, using all its resources (artifacts, documents, expertise) to create true stories of the people, places, events, cultures, and traditions that make Carroll County unique and place it within the broader context of American history. HSCC has a significant role to play in providing interactive and multigenerational educational programming to serve its current audiences and attract new ones.

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