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.... See MoreSee Less
The deadline for questions was March 28th, no more questions will be taken at this time.
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? )... See MoreSee Less
Have you ever wondered what the county’s historic preservation program was all about? What is the difference between a historic survey and a designation for a historic property? What is the Harford County Historic Landmark Program and how does it assist property owners? All of these questions and more will be answered at the upcoming Brown Bag Lunch program celebrating Historic Preservation Month.
Jacob Bensen, Harford County’s Historic Preservation Planner, previously served as an architectural historian for a Baltimore Engineering firm, a museum assistant for Harford Community College and the Historical Society’s administrative assistant. His knowledge of Harford County’s varied history, its architectural offerings and the programs available to help local property owners maintain these monuments to our past is extensive.
Join us to learn how you can become a part of this countywide effort to preserve Harford’s buildings, participate in the county tax credit program and take this opportunity to ask questions of this knowledgeable speaker.... See MoreSee Less
The Historical Society of Harford County, thanks to its many volunteers and benefactors, maintains a record of the County’s past and the many people who lived in and contributed to the community. Help us continue the legacy and preserve future generations by making a bequest today.