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    June 18 - 10:00am to 11:15am
    Past Times for Children
    Games Played in the 1800s
    Your child will experience the games children played in the 1800s and will learn how some of them were started. Circle games were very popular and we will be playing some of them. We will also play a marble game and they will create the game to take home.
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    June 21 - 2pm to 1pm
    Box Lunch Talks
    Presidential Elections and Carroll County
    Voters in Carroll County have expressed their opinion in 44 presidential elections since 1840. Carroll County native John T. Willis, former Maryland Secretary of State and author of Presidential Elections in Maryland and Maryland Politics and Government, will review the county's role in presidential elections and how its election results compare with neighboring counties, the state and the nation.
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    Summer Saturdays at the
    Sherman-Fisher-Shellman House

    Step back into Carroll County's history with a visit to the home of Jacob Sherman and his family.

    In 1807, Sherman built a large brick home on East Main Street in Westminster. It stood directly across the street from the tavern that provided Sherman's livelihood.

    Combining the ethnic traditions of Sherman's Pennsylvania German heritage with the style of a Carroll County farmhouse, the home includes such architectural innovations as built‐in cupboards and counter‐balanced windows. A visit to the fully‐restored house provides a unique opportunity to visit one of Westminster's earliest homes. To learn more about the house, click here.

    Tours begin in the Shop at Cockey's, 216 East Main Street. For more information or to schedule a group tour, contact the Historical Society at 410‐848‐6494.

    2016 Tour Dates
    June 11 and 25
    July 9 and 23
    August 13 and 27

    Guided Tour Times
    10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

    Admission:
    Free for Historical Society members $5.00 for non‐members Children 4 and under are Free

    Purchase tour tickets in The Shop at Cockey's, 216 East Main Street.


    Contact the Historical Society of Carroll County

    (410) 848-6494 or Info@HSCCmd.org
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    Hours: 9:30am - 4:00pm
    Wednesday - Friday (2nd/4th Saturday, 9-noon)

    The Historical Society of Carroll County, Maryland, Inc. operates its facilities and programs in a manner compliant with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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