When most Marylanders – or most Americans for that matter – think about the first European settlers they generally begin that story on the shores of North America. However, in reality, these early colonists had long lives in their native countries before they ever set foot in America. Today’s guest, James Etherington, is the Director… Read More >
The Historical Society presents this article highlighting the work of just one of the amazing local people who helped in the fight for Women’s Suffrage. Elizabeth Forbes: Harford County’s “Jailbird” (1882-1971) By Dr. Amy Rosenkrans While the center of Maryland’s suffrage movement was in Baltimore, women from all parts of the state fought to gain… Read More >
Sunday, August 30, 2020, 4 pm Online at www.liriodendron.com This presentation provides an excellent lead in to the Historical Society’s September Civil War program – Divided Union Harford Presentations by author/historian Jeffrey Smart.
The Historical Society hoped to feature a number of programs to honor Maryland’s Year of the Woman, but Covid-19 made this very difficult and most of our programs had to be canceled. Not all is lost, however. On Wednesday, August 26, 2020, the date set nationally as Women’s Equality Day, the Society will post a… Read More >