About Howard County Historical Society
Founded in 1958, the Howard County Historical Society is the primary private repository of historical records and artifacts related to Howard County’s rich history, the Howard County Historical Society provides access to materials that aid in historical exploration, research and discovery for all ages and cultural groups.
Throughout the year, the Howard County Historical Society presents a wide variety of engaging public programs, concerts, lectures, and other activities. The Society also welcomes school groups, scouts, home schoolers, adult groups, and the public to participate through field trips and outreach programs.
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Howard County History Articles
The Early Life of Decatur Dorsey
The Early Life of Decatur Dorsey By Gerald W. Ueckermann, Jr. October 19, 2021 By the early summer of 1864 the Union Army’s offensive to finish off the Confederate Army of Robert E. Lee had stalled on the outskirts of Petersburg, Virginia. There, Union soldiers...
Desegregation and Racial Equality in Howard County
The History of Desegregation in Howard County Mark J. Stout, Ph.D. Executive Director of the Howard County Historical Society In commemoration of Black History Month, the following piece explores the county’s history as it relates to school desegregation...