The Historical Society of Harford County welcomes individuals, families, and organizations of all backgrounds, ages, and degrees of interest and involvement. The only requisite for membership is a genuine commitment to the county and its people, and the payment of annual dues. The Society encourages all members to become as active as they can. The Society is run mostly by volunteers.

Membership Levels and Associated Benefits:

  • STUDENT ($25/year): Benefits include free admission to both the Headquarters and Hays House Museums, use of the Society’s resources (records and reproduction fees apply), free admission to all educational events including the Speaker Series and the Genealogy Workshops, and 10% discount for publications.
  • INDIVIDUAL ($40/year): Benefits same as the STUDENT level for one adult member.
  • FAMILY (Two adults and two minors at same address $75/year): Benefits same as the INDIVIDUAL level.
  • BENEFACTOR ($150/year): Benefits the same as the FAMILY level.
  • HERITAGE (Personal/Business/Institutional $250/year): Benefits are four interchangeable memberships.
  • SUSTAINER (Personal/Business/Institutional) $500/year): Benefits are eight interchangeable memberships.
  • LEADER (Personal/Business/Institutional $1000/year): Benefits are ten interchangeable memberships.
  • LIFETIME ($1200 one time, must be over 18 years of age): Benefits same as the INDIVIDUAL Level for life and recognition on The Historical Society of Harford County website.