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Oh, The Stories We Can Tell

Oh, The Stories We Can Tell

Feb 27, 2:00pm - Feb 27, 3:00pm

The Historical Society of Harford County Inc143 N Main StBel Air, MD21014 Map

Register Here: www.harfordhistory.org/product/oh-the-stories-we-can-tell/

Historical Society Trustee, Chris Potts will interview local planner, author and historian, Carol L. Deibel, delving into the dramatic changes she experienced in her 26 years as the Town’s Planning Director and the transition Bel Air made from a rural county seat to the center of a growing suburban hub. The presentation will cover the push for development in the mid-80s and 90s, Historic preservation efforts, the development of Rockfield Park and the town’s park system, the cultural arts initiative, the Main Street program, streetscape initiatives and some of the people who played important roles along the way.
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BBL: The North Atlantic Cities

BBL: The North Atlantic Cities

Mar 9, 12:30pm - Mar 9, 1:30pm

The Historical Society of Harford County Inc143 N Main StBel Air, MD21014 Map

Main Points/Topics of presentation:
- The cities of England, Ireland, Holland, and the Middle Atlantic States grew up together and were built in the same way.
- They are very different from the cities of continental Europe and continental North America.
- Our cities, the North Atlantic Cities, include many of the world’s greatest cities: London, Amsterdam, Dublin, Washington, Boston, Baltimore.
- Charlie Duff tells their many stories, from their birth in the 1600s to the present time

Register for free at the following URL: www.harfordhistory.org/product/the-north-atlantic-cities/
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Wicked Women, Eccentric Women & Other Tales

Wicked Women, Eccentric Women & Other Tales

Apr 13, 12:30pm - Apr 13, 1:30pm

The Historical Society of Harford County Inc143 N Main StBel Air, MD21014 Map

Register online at www.harfordhistory.org/product/wicked-women-eccentric-women-other-tales-from-the-court-records/

On Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at 12:30 pm, Judge William O. Carr will be the Society’s guest speaker for its monthly Brown Bag Lunch series. His topic will be Wicked Women, Eccentric Women and Other Tales from the Court Records.

Judge William O. Carr performed in various executive and judicial roles in town government and the Harford County Circuit Court for more than three decades. An active volunteer for numerous organizations, including the Historical Society of Harford County and the Harford Land Trust, Judge Carr has researched and witnessed all manner of people and events.

Join us for this fascinating virtual presentation as Judge Carr tells the tales of some of the more unique and fascinating court cases from Harford County’s past.
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Brick Walls: Problems in Your Family Tree

Brick Walls: Problems in Your Family Tree

Apr 14, 7:00pm - Apr 14, 8:00pm

The Historical Society of Harford County Inc143 N Main StBel Air, MD21014 Map

Register online at www.harfordhistory.org/product/brick-walls-problems-in-your-family-tree/

The Genealogy Workshop that will be held on April 14th 2021 at 7 PM is a Brick Wall Session. Attendees must submit a question on a subject in their research who they can not find information on through their research. Example, Where were my Grandparents Married?, Did my Great Grandfather have two wives?, etc. We must have the questions in advance to do the research and it can not be extensive. (Who were my mothers ancestors in England and where did they emigrate to? )

Genealogist Christopher Smithson and Mary Schweers will assist you in breaking down the Brick Walls in your family tree. Submit a detailed but brief question to admn@harfordhistory.org by March 28th and register for the virtual class on April 14th at 7 PM. Please provide a phone number in case the Genealogist needs clarification on your information.
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Quarterly Lecture Series: Oh, The Stories We Can Tell

Quarterly Lecture Series: Oh, The Stories We Can Tell

Apr 24, 2:00pm - Apr 24, 3:00pm

The Historical Society of Harford County Inc143 N Main StBel Air, MD21014 Map

Register Online at www.harfordhistory.org/product/quarterly-lecture-series-oh-the-stories-we-can-tell/

The Society is continuing its virtual lecture series in April with a renowned former Aberdeen resident.

On Saturday, April 24, 2021 at 2 pm, Board Trustee, Jacquelyn Seneschal, will interview Charlotte Cronin, a talented writer, artist and Aberdeen museum founder.

Ms. Cronin will tell of life in Aberdeen before World War II, her work at APG, her long-term newspaper career and her role in founding the Aberdeen Museum of History.
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