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Historical Society of Harford County

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October 2019

BROWN BAG LUNCH SERIES

October 8 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Historical Society of Harford County, 143 North Main Street
Bel Air, MD 21014 United States
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$5

BROWN BAG LUNCH SERIES – THE DESIGN HISTORY OF JAPAN       The speaker will be Associate Professor Kenneth Jones, an award winning, internationally recognized local artist who has exhibited in more than 75 shows world-wide. He is currently teaching graphic design and photography at Harford Community College.  Free for members; $5 for non-members.  Call 410-838-7691 or visit www.HarfordHistory.org

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GENEALOGY WORKSHOP:

October 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Historical Society of Harford County, 143 North Main Street
Bel Air, MD 21014 United States
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$10

GENEALOGY WORKSHOP: BUILDING A GENEALOGY PROFILE, PUTTING THE STORY TOGETHER Mary Worthington Schweers routinely helps researchers locate background materials about their families, but what happens next? Ms. Schweers will describe the process for developing a Genealogy Profile and organizing your findings into an actual story, one that tells the history of your family for future generations. 7 pm – 9 pm. Admission $10. Call 410-838-7691 or visit www.HarfordHistory.org.

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November 2019

ARCHER LECTURE & TEA

November 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Historical Society of Harford County, 143 North Main Street
Bel Air, MD 21014 United States
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$15

Marc A. DeSimone, Sr., PhD and Robert Dudley, the authors of “Sam Smith: Star-Spangled Hero: The Unsung Patriot Who Saved Baltimore and Helped Win the War of 1812” will tell the story behind the book and help shed light on this oft forgotten war that guaranteed the country’s independence from England. The event will be followed by a book signing. 2 pm – 4 pm.  Admission $15. Call 410-838-7691 or visit www.HarfordHistory.org.

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BROWN BAG LUNCH SERIES

November 12 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Historical Society of Harford County, 143 North Main Street
Bel Air, MD 21014 United States
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$5

BROWN BAG LUNCH SERIES – BUILDING A CATHEDRAL IN A CLOSET, THE WORK OF JOHANNES OERTEL Mary Worthington Schweers will recount the story of Johannes Oertel, an internationally known religious artist whose work is featured at two local churches, Emmanuel Episcopal in Bel Air and St. Mary’s in Abingdon. See photographs of some of Oertel’s most beautiful work and learn about his time in Harford County. 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm.  Free for members; $5 for non-members.  Call 410-838-7691 or…

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GENEALOGY WORKSHOP

November 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Historical Society of Harford County, 143 North Main Street
Bel Air, MD 21014 United States
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$10

GENEALOGY WORKSHOP: EXPANDING THE CENSUS The census provides tremendous amounts of genealogical data, but there is much more to learn. Christopher Smithson will take you to the next step in understanding census data and what’s beyond.  Admission $10. Call 410-838-7691 or visit www.HarfordHistory.org.

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December 2019

HOLIDAY DECORATIONS CLASS   

December 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Historical Society of Harford County, 143 North Main Street
Bel Air, MD 21014 United States
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Learn how to make unique holiday arrangements with a local floral designer. Bring your own container. Greens will be provided. Speakers will also recount the history and myths surrounding holiday plants and the history of Christmas cookie creations. 7 pm. Admission $10. Call 410-838-7691 or visit www.HarfordHistory.org.

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GENEALOGY WORKSHOP

December 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Historical Society of Harford County, 143 North Main Street
Bel Air, MD 21014 United States
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$10

GENEALOGY WORKSHOP: EXPLORING RAILROAD AND EMPLOYMENT RECORDS Many local families have ties to the railroads – Ma & Pa, B & O and the Pennsylvania RR. Christopher Smithson will explain how to find these connections through railroad resources and where to look for employment records to trace your ancestors’ work history. 7 pm – 9 pm. Admission $10. Call 410-838-7691 or visit www.HarfordHistory.org.

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