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Open house The Columbia Maryland Family History Center will host an open house from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, at 4251 Columbia Road in Ellicott City. See what resources are on hand to help assist in family history research. Also, the center gives...
The annual Old-Fashioned July 4th Celebration at the Carroll County Farm Museum will begin at noon on Wednesday, July 4, and last into the evening for the traditional fireworks show over Westminster. The fireworks, sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of...
We are nearing the 14th anniversary of the closing of the Peale Museum, when Baltimore became one of the few historic cities in the world without its own history center. Also lost to the public — although carefully preserved by the Maryland...
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No one could predict in 1940 that World War II was destined to become the deadliest conflict in history, so they couldn't foresee how important the data in the 1940 census might become one day. Information about the lives of U.S. citizens, including...
After he graduated from the old Sollers Point Junior-Senior High School in 1953, Ed "Eddie" Bartee went to work forBethlehem Steel Corp.in Sparrows Point, where he became a representative for the steelworkers' union and was responsible for a $2 million...
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If the recent TV program “Who Do You Think You Are?” piques your interest into researching your ancestry, you’re not alone. The Family History Center in Ellicott City has seen an increase in the number of people doing just that —...
The Carroll County Farm Museum, 500 S. Center St., will host its annual Old-Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration and Fireworks on Monday, July 4, from noon until the fireworks end. The Kiwanis Club of Westminster is sponsoring the fireworks display...
Sunday, July 3 First Sunday Arts Festival Event begins at noon in the first block of West and Calvert streets, and features crafts vendors, artists, live music, street performers and sidewalk dining. Free. Information: 410-741-3267 or firstsundayarts....
When he was surrounded by Germans on the battle field, Arthur Rento imagined he would meet the fate of many other fallen American soldiers. "I thought was never going to make it home," said Rento, a World War II veteran who now resides in Glenview But...
BloomfieldThe Wintonbury Historical Society of Bloomfield announces that the Old Farm School, built in 1796, will again be open for visitors on Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m., starting May 19 and continuing through Columbus Day. "Scholars" were taught here continuously...
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St. Cloud Times, Minn.Rain or shine, the Sherburne History Center plans to have its sixth annual ice cream social from 6-8 p.m. June 11 at the history center, 10775-27th Ave. SE in Becker. The event includes free ice cream and a performance by local musician Stephen Hodder....
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Herald-Times, Bloomington, Ind.For the oldest government records in Monroe County, a permanent space in the North Showers County Government Center will be used to create a county archive. The Monroe County Board of Commissioners dedicated space in the building for a permanent archive...
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