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Events, News, Social

Upcoming Events

  • Sep 20th - Annual Dinner
  • Sep 24th- Ben Franklin Speaks at the Hays House
  • Oct 10th - Canning in Harford County
  • Oct 13th - A Night with Joe Palmer

 

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)

Scheduled

  • Sun, Sep 24, 2017, 1 PM–4 PM
    Ben Franklin Speaks @ Hays House Museum
    David Fisher will be available to answer your questions about Benjamin Franklin's life in the early days of our country

  • Wed, Sep 27, 2017, 5PM–8PM
    Evenings Research Hours @ 143 N. Main Street Bel Air, MD 21014
    The Historic Society Archives, Court Records, Family History, Photographs and Research Library will be open for independent research. Volunteers will be available to answer questions and provide assistance

  • Tue, Oct 10, 2017, 12:30–1:30
    Brown bag Lunch - Canning Industry in Harford County @ 143 N. Main Street Bel Air, MD 21014
    Bernie Bodt is an expert on the Canning Industry as well as a descendant of one of the County's Canners.
  • Wed, Oct 11, 2017, 7PM–9PM
    Genealogy Series - Brickwall Session
    Register with your questions and then attend to have experienced researchers assist you with information on those ancestors that have eluded discovery.

  • Fri, Oct 13, 2017, 6PM–8PM
    AN EVENING WITH JOE PALMER @ Country Life Farm 319 Old Joppa Road, Fallston 21047
    This event is sponsored by The Historical Society of Harford County and the Maryland Horse Industry Foundation

  • Sat, Oct 21, 2017, 4:30PM
    Bel Air Haunts and History Tour and Happy Hour at the Society @ 143 N. Main Street Bel Air, MD 21014
    On Saturday, October 21st at 4:30 pm, the Society will host
    Lasos and the Town of Bel Air for this year’s Bel Air Haunts
    and History Tour kick-off. Join us for Happy Hour at the
    Historical Society followed by a tour of old Bel Air and learn
    the stories of some of our more memorable people, places,
    and legends. Vans will be available to transport attendees
    from site to site and area actors will tell the tales of the bygone
    eras like who might be haunting the Proctor House, where
    were Bel Air’s Speakeasies and the role Dunnigan’s hotel
    played in Bel Air’s “local option” riot. The tour and happy
    hour is available for $40 (4:30 – 7:00), the walking tour only is $10 (5:30 – 7:00). Tickets are available on
    Event Brite or via email at info@lasos.org.

  • Wed, Oct 25, 2017, 5PM–8PM
    Independent Research - Evening Hours
    The Historic Society Archives, Court Records, Family History, Photographs and Research Library will be open for independent research. Volunteers will be available to answer questions and provide assistance

  • Wed, Oct 25, 2017, 5PM–8PM
    Independent Research - Evening Hours
    The Historic Society Archives, Court Records, Family History, Photographs and Research Library will be open for independent research. Volunteers will be available to answer questions and provide assistance

  • Sat, Nov 4, 2017, 2 PM–4 PM
    Archer Lecture - The McCommons Diaries
    Christine Hanson
    The life of a WWI Veteran in Depression Era Havre de Grace

  • Wed, Nov 8, 2017, 7PM–9PM
    Genealogy Series - Hidden Sources II @ 143 N. Main Street Bel Air, MD 21014
    Genealogist Christopher T. Smithson will share new, untypical sources of information that can uncover more details in stories of our ancestors.

  • Sat, Nov 11, 2017
    WWI Centennial Celebration @ Bel Air Armory
    Exhibits and entertainment
  • Tue, Nov 14, 2017, 12:30–1:30
    Brown Bag Lunch - The History of Fox Hunting in Maryland @ 143 N. Main Street Bel Air, MD 21014
    Maryanna Skrowonski
  • Sun, Dec 3, 2017, 1pm–4pm
    Hays House Museum Open House @ 324 N Kenmore Ave, Bel Air, MD
    Featuring the Catherine Street Consort. The house will be decorated for the Holidays by the Country Garden Club
  • Wed, Dec 13, 2017, 7PM–9PM
    Genealogy Series - Land Records @ 143 N. Main Street Bel Air, MD 21014
    Genealogist Mary Worthington will cover information n land records, land grants and the details they can provide