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Events, News, Social

Upcoming Events

  • Now - Annual Giving is in process
  • Nov 8th Brown Bag Lunch - Diamonds
  • Now - We need volunteers in our Library
  • Now - We need data entry help


Events, News, Social

The Society sponsors numerous events throughout the year ranging from lectures, movies, exhibits to yard sales, tours and bus trips. All are welcome whether members or non members. If you wish to receive email notices about these events, please sign up below.

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Note: The Headquarter is not open on holiday weekends or the 4th Saturday in December

On Going

  • Every Fourth Saturday Open, 10am–2pm @ Historical Society of Harford County (HSHC)


  • Oct 18 - Nov 20, 2016 (Tue-Sun)
    Hays House Volunteers Needed @ Hays House, 324 Kenmore Ave Bel Air, MD 21014
    Hays House Museum Needs Volunteers!
    Hays House Museum, the living-history arm of the Harford County Historical Society is seeking volunteers. If you like to meet people and have an interest in local history, consider becoming a Docent at Hays House. Hays House is open for tours on afternoons of the 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month from March through mid-December and at other times by appointment for groups.
    A Docent -
    Gives tours of the museum one Sunday afternoon each month during the season
    Helps at special Hays House events like exhibits and teas
    Has the willingness to learn the history of Hays House and relates this history to visitors of all ages.
    For more information about Hays House or what it is like to be a Docent, contact Betsy Lehmann at
410-592-8693 or elizleh@gmail.com
  • Oct 18 - Nov 22, 2016 (Tue-Tue)
    Can you help in our Library or data entry? @ 143 N. Main Street Bel Air, MD 21014
    The Library at the Historical Society needs some help with sorting, indexing and filing information from scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, and other media about Harford County history and lore. If you like using a computer, you can also enter the information into the society’s data base. Training for the tasks you choose will be provided. The hours worked are at your discretion. Just imagine the interesting information you might find!
    Contact Page for more information at pksmart@comcast.net under the subject line “Historical Society.”
  • Tue, Nov 8, 2016, 12:30pm–1:30pm
    Diamonds : Myth, Mystery and Reality A Brown bag Series Event @ 143 N. Main Street Bel Air, MD 21014
    Bob Rich, Saxon’s Jewelers, Learn the history and importance of diamonds throughout the last 5-700 years!