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Events, News, Social

Upcoming Event

  • "Legendary Locals of Bel Air" is now on sale at the Historical Society
  • Tuesday Sep 13 - The Ma & Pa RR comes to Harford County
  • Sep 25th - David Fisher interprets Ben Franklin at the Hays House
  • Oct 15th Harford History on Parade


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)


  • Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2016 (Fri-Wed)
    American Pickers coming to Maryland
    The American Pickers, Mike and Frank, are heading to Maryland this summer and we're looking for leads throughout the region, specifically interesting characters with interesting items and lots of them! We'd love to spread the word in your area.

    Please make sure people who are interested reach out to us on our phone number 1-855-OLD-RUST (653-7878), or our email, which is AmericanPickers@cineflix.com.
  • Jul 7 - Aug 31, 2016 (Thu-Wed)
    Legendary Locals of Bel Air - is now available for sale @ 143 N. Main Street Bel Air, MD 21014
    The book cannot be purchased on line. Please visit our gift shop. The price is $21.99 members get a 10% discount.
  • Tue, Sep 13, 2016, 12:30pm–1:30pm
    The Ma & Pa Railroad Comes to Harford A Brown bag Series Event @ 143 N. Main Street Bel Air, MD 21014
    Tuesday, September 13 –, A Power Point Presentation and talk on the railroad’s development and demise
  • Sun, Sep 25, 2016, 1 pm–4 pm
    David Fisher Interprets Ben Franklin @ The Hays House Museum
    4 for students and seniors, children under 4 are free

  • Tue, Oct 11, 2016, 12:30pm–1:30pm
    Genealogy - A Brown Bag Series Event @ 143 N. Main Street Bel Air, MD 21014
    Mary K Worthington will help guide you through the process of finding facts, dates and stories about your past relatives
  • Sat, Oct 15, 2016, 11am–2pm
    Harford History on Parade @ 143 N. Main Street Bel Air, MD 21014
    An Open House to provide an overview of the rich history of Harford county. The event will include presenters from the Society and other Museums around the county Lock House Museum, Maritime Museum and Hays House are a few. Society researchers will be available to answer questions and familiarize visitors with the vast archives available.
  • 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!