Due to construction, our local office is closed to the public. All activities are online until further notice.

Researching Military

Online Event

On Wednesday, May 11th at 7 pm, Christopher Smithson will present the Society’s monthly Genealogy program on Researching Military History. This is particularly relevant in Harford County with so many connections to Aberdeen Proving Ground and Edgewood Arsenal. The presentation will explain how to seek out records of the military and government service of your... Read More >

Free

Genealogy Research Resources for African American Ancestors

Online Event

The Wednesday, June 8th, 7 pm Genealogy program will feature Genealogist Mary Schweers in a special program honoring Juneteenth just a bit early. The presentation will provide information on the locations of Genealogical Research Resources for African-American Ancestors. Ms. Schweers will highlight areas of research that might otherwise be overlooked in your genealogy search and... Read More >

Free

Harford’s Suffrage Movement Leads to the League of Women Voters

Little Falls Friend's Meeting House 719 Old Fallston Rd, Fallston, MD

Amy Rosenkrans is a noted expert on the Women’s Suffrage movement in Harford County. Rosenkrans is a lifelong resident of Havre de Grace and has served as an educator in Prince George’s County, Baltimore City and at Havre de Grace High School. In 2021, she was elected to the Board of Directors of the Maryland... Read More >

$10.00

The Environmental Movement in Harford County

Online Event

In 1972, Bob Chance founded the Susquehannock Environmental Center, a recycling facility that operated for more than 30 years. The Center was the nation’s oldest continually operating recycling center, surviving fire, unfavorable political climates and more, before closing in 2004. Chance served as a beloved teacher at Bel Air High School and C. Milton Wright... Read More >

Free

Harford History in Textiles: The Norrisville Quilt and More

Online Event

The Textile Department of the Harford County Historical Society holds over two thousand items in its collection, including hats, gloves, military uniforms and an array of men’s, women’s and children’s clothing that combined help tell the story of daily life in Harford County through the years. One gem of the collection is a quilt made... Read More >

Free

Adventures at the Aegis with S. Todd Holden

Brooms Bloom Dairy 1700 S. Fountain Green Rd., Bel Air, MD

Adventures at the Aegis, a special presentation by S. Todd Holden was unfortunately postponed. We are pleased to announce that the program has been rescheduled for Saturday, August 20th at 4 p.m. at Brooms Bloom Dairy, 1700 S. Fountain Green Rd., Bel Air, MD. We encourage you to register for this event which promises to... Read More >

$10.00

Postponed The Washington Rochambeau Revolutionary War Trail

Online Event

The September Brown Bag Lunch program will feature author and scholar, Dr. Iris De Rode who will share the fascinating story of the Washington Rochambeau Revolutionary War Trail. This 680-mile trail between New Hampshire and Virginia tells the story of the beginning days of our Republic. Dr. De Rode will share a very unique perspective... Read More >

Free

What to Do When the Courthouse Burns

Online Event

Christopher Smithson will present a repeat of an earlier presentation designed to help locate lost documents and records. This is your chance to review this material again or possibly to catch a presentation you missed.

Free

Annual Meeting: Picnic in the Park

Harford Glen Park 502 W. Wheel Road, Bel Air, MD

Everyone is invited! Join us for an afternoon of tours, entertainment, and adventure at Harford Glen Park. Bring along a picnic lunch, beverages will be provided. Explore the park grounds, mansion, and ice house. Enjoy the performance of actor, writer, and producer, J. Scott Watkins as he relates the story of the Liberty Tree Wye... Read More >

Free – $10.00