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    On The Calendar for March!

    March 18 - 10:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
    Past Times for Children - Schoolyard Games
    96-year-old Warren Dorsey, the grandson of a slave, grew up poor in Sykesville during the 1920s and '30s. Jack White will conduct a casual interview with Warren to discuss his slave grandmother, his parents, and the many challenges he overcame during his struggle to educate himself and escape poverty, as chronicled in Jack's book, In Carrie's Footprints.
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    March 21 - 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
    Box Lunch Talks - Researching Your Civil War Soldier
    During the recent commemoration of the Civil War Sesquicentennial, many Americans discovered an interest in learning about their Civil War ancestors. Genealogist Debra Hoffman explains the resources for researching a Civil War soldier and uses two case studies—one Union and one Confederate—to illustrate the information that can be found.
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    Educational Opportunities

    Youth Tour Schedule
    1807 Sherman-Fisher-Shellman House

    The Historical Society of Carroll County invites your third grade classes to tour our facility. As you make your plans, please keep the following in mind:

    Dates for the 2015-2016 school year are listed below.
    Make sure to confirm the availability of the date(s), as some may have already been scheduled.

    Thursday, October 15, 2015
    Tuesday, October 20, 2015
    Thursday, October 22, 2015
    Tuesday, October 27, 2015
    Thursday, October 29, 2015
    Thursday, November 5, 2015
    Thursday, November 12, 2015
    Thursday, November 19, 2015

    Tuesday, April 5, 2016
    Thursday, April 7, 2016
    Thursday, April 14, 2016
    Thursday, April 28, 2016
    Tuesday, May 3, 2016
    Thursday, May 5, 2016
    Tuesday, May 10, 2016
    Thursday, May 12, 2016
    Thursday, May 19, 2016
    Tuesday, May 24, 2016
    Thursday, May 26, 2016


    Please call the Historical Society at 410-848-6494 Ext 201 to schedule your tour.

    Classes often coordinate their field trips between the Historical Society and the Homestead at Union Mills. Students then can experience 19th century city and industrial sites. Half of each group visits each site in the morning, and then switch for the afternoon. *Separate arrangements must be made with Union Mills Homestead at 410-848-2288.

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