As of June 7th, the Historical Society will be open for research, Wednesdays, 10am - 2pm, by appointment only.

Postponed The Arts in Harford – Bob Willenbrink

Online Event

Bob Willenbrink is the Executive Director of the Maryland Center for the Arts in Harford County (MDCFA). An accomplished guitarist and singer, his professional background includes stints as a theater director, a professor, and a Dean. Join us at this virtual presentation to learn more about the exciting expansion of the arts in Harford. In […]

Free

In Support of Women: An Interview with Joan Hodous

Online Event

Joan Hodous, author, activist, and founder of the Harford County Commission for Women will be our guest at a virtual presentation on Tuesday, October 10th at 12:30 pm. This promises to be an entertaining, and for some, an eye-opening program. We forget how much has changed since the seventies in the county and the country. […]

Free

Genealogy Workshop – Back to Basics Genealogy

The Historical Society of Harford County 143 N Main St., Bel Air, MD, United States

Each year for Family History Month, the Society offers a one-day Genealogy Workshop with guest speakers and the opportunity to research the voluminous genealogical materials in the Society’s archives. The 2023 Workshop theme for this year is Back to Basics Genealogy and will be led by genealogist, Mary Schweers. Attendees will learn about the incredible […]

$5.00 – $15.00

The Lincolns, the Booths and the Spirits

The Historical Society of Harford County 143 N Main St., Bel Air, MD, United States

We're very excited to announce that the Junius B. Booth Society (JBBS) and the Historical Society of Harford County, Inc. (HSHC) are holding an intriguing, one-of-a kind fundraising event, featuring author/historian Terry Alford and author/historian Kathryn Canavan on Saturday, October 21 at the Historical Society of Harford County, 143 N. Main Street, Bel Air, MD. […]

$30.00

The Historical Society’s Annual Lecture

The Historical Society of Harford County 143 N Main St., Bel Air, MD, United States

Featuring author Ned Tillman discussing his newly released novel, Good Endeavor: A Maryland Family’s Turbulent History 1695 - 2002

$15.00

Old Line Plate: Kara Mae Harris Introduces Her New Holiday Cookbook

Online Event

Join us for a virtual presentation on Tuesday, November 14 at 12:30 p.m. featuring celebrated Maryland cookbook author Kara Mae Harris as she introduces her newest publication Festive Maryland Recipes. The book features holiday recipes that are significant to Maryland. The recipes were collected while gathering several oral histories and researching traditions related to various […]

Free

SPIRITS OF CHRISTMAS PAST: CANDLELIGHT CHRISTMAS TOUR

The Historical Society of Harford County 143 N Main St., Bel Air, MD, United States

Everyone is invited to join us for a unique Christmas adventure. This is your chance to learn about Christmas in days gone by while wandering through Bel Air’s Winter Wonderland. The Society is pleased to announce its first annual Candlelight Christmas Tour led by docent, Julie Brasch. Participants will enjoy Christmas stories of days gone […]

$7.00 – $20.00

SPIRITS OF CHRISTMAS PAST: CANDLELIGHT CHRISTMAS TOUR

The Historical Society of Harford County 143 N Main St., Bel Air, MD, United States

Everyone is invited to join us for a unique Christmas adventure. This is your chance to learn about Christmas in days gone by while wandering through Bel Air’s Winter Wonderland. The Society is pleased to announce its first annual Candlelight Christmas Tour led by docent, Julie Brasch. Participants will enjoy Christmas stories of days gone […]

$7.00 – $20.00

Canceled SPIRITS OF CHRISTMAS PAST: CANDLELIGHT CHRISTMAS TOUR

The Historical Society of Harford County 143 N Main St., Bel Air, MD, United States

Everyone is invited to join us for a unique Christmas adventure. This is your chance to learn about Christmas in days gone by while wandering through Bel Air’s Winter Wonderland. The Society is pleased to announce its first annual Candlelight Christmas Tour led by docent, Julie Brasch. Participants will enjoy Christmas stories of days gone […]

$20.00

SPIRITS OF CHRISTMAS PAST: CANDLELIGHT CHRISTMAS TOUR

The Historical Society of Harford County 143 N Main St., Bel Air, MD, United States

Everyone is invited to join us for a unique Christmas adventure. This is your chance to learn about Christmas in days gone by while wandering through Bel Air’s Winter Wonderland. The Society is pleased to announce its first annual Candlelight Christmas Tour led by docent, Julie Brasch. Participants will enjoy Christmas stories of days gone […]

$7.00 – $20.00

SPIRITS OF CHRISTMAS PAST: CANDLELIGHT CHRISTMAS TOUR

The Historical Society of Harford County 143 N Main St., Bel Air, MD, United States

Everyone is invited to join us for a unique Christmas adventure. This is your chance to learn about Christmas in days gone by while wandering through Bel Air’s Winter Wonderland. The Society is pleased to announce its first annual Candlelight Christmas Tour led by docent, Julie Brasch. Participants will enjoy Christmas stories of days gone […]

SPIRITS OF CHRISTMAS PAST: CANDLELIGHT CHRISTMAS TOUR

The Historical Society of Harford County 143 N Main St., Bel Air, MD, United States

Everyone is invited to join us for a unique Christmas adventure. This is your chance to learn about Christmas in days gone by while wandering through Bel Air’s Winter Wonderland. The Society is pleased to announce its first annual Candlelight Christmas Tour led by docent, Julie Brasch. Participants will enjoy Christmas stories of days gone […]

$7.00 – $20.00

SPIRITS OF CHRISTMAS PAST: CANDLELIGHT CHRISTMAS TOUR

The Historical Society of Harford County 143 N Main St., Bel Air, MD, United States

Everyone is invited to join us for a unique Christmas adventure. This is your chance to learn about Christmas in days gone by while wandering through Bel Air’s Winter Wonderland. The Society is pleased to announce its first annual Candlelight Christmas Tour led by docent, Julie Brasch. Participants will enjoy Christmas stories of days gone […]

SPIRITS OF CHRISTMAS PAST: CANDLELIGHT CHRISTMAS TOUR

The Historical Society of Harford County 143 N Main St., Bel Air, MD, United States

Everyone is invited to join us for a unique Christmas adventure. This is your chance to learn about Christmas in days gone by while wandering through Bel Air’s Winter Wonderland. The Society is pleased to announce its first annual Candlelight Christmas Tour led by docent, Julie Brasch. Participants will enjoy Christmas stories of days gone […]

$7.00 – $20.00

SPIRITS OF CHRISTMAS PAST: CANDLELIGHT CHRISTMAS TOUR

The Historical Society of Harford County 143 N Main St., Bel Air, MD, United States

Response has been so incredible to this year’s Christmas tours that we have decided to extend them for one more weekend. Everyone is invited to join us for this unique holiday adventure. This is your chance to learn about Christmas and the New Years holidays in days gone by while wandering through Bel Air’s Winter […]

$7.00 – $20.00

SPIRITS OF CHRISTMAS PAST: CANDLELIGHT CHRISTMAS TOUR

The Historical Society of Harford County 143 N Main St., Bel Air, MD, United States

Response has been so incredible to this year’s Christmas tours that we have decided to extend them for one more weekend. Everyone is invited to join us for this unique holiday adventure. This is your chance to learn about Christmas and the New Years holidays in days gone by while wandering through Bel Air’s Winter […]

$7.00 – $20.00

Genealogy Workshop

The Historical Society of Harford County 143 N Main St., Bel Air, MD, United States

The Historical Society’s January Genealogy program will focus on Problem Solving Techniques. As anyone who ever tried to delve into their family history knows, there are always research challenges. Mary Schweers, a Society’s genealogist, will lead you through the mysteries of this research, including the brick walls and other issues. You will discover the ways […]

$15.00

The Maryland Lynching Memorial Project, featuring Will Schwarz

The Historical Society of Harford County 143 N Main St., Bel Air, MD, United States

The Society will celebrate Black History Month with a special presentation by Will Schwarz, President of the Maryland Lynching Memorial project. Mr. Schwarz will describe the purpose and findings of the Memorial Lynching project and detail the stories of three known racial terror lynchings in Harford County – Isaac Moore (1868), Jim Quinn (1869), and […]

Free

The Story of the Ma & Pa Railroad, featuring Walt Holloway

The Historical Society of Harford County 143 N Main St., Bel Air, MD, United States

Area residents have long been enamored by the unique rail line that snaked its way through Harford County’s farms and fields delivering products between Pennsylvania and Baltimore. Walt Holloway is the Historical Society’s resident expert on the railroad and will share his numerous photos and stories of the legendary part of County history.

$15.00