Mark the Date and call/email us to RSVP for the 02/26/2023 Annual Membership Business Meeting & Reception (Members Only, 1-2pm) and Keynote Presentation on the Harriet Tubman Homesite (General Public, 2-3pm)

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Preservation. Education. Fascination

The Howard County Historical Society is home to the county’s most complete collection of historical records and artifacts.

2023 Program and Activities Schedule

Experience History with our Lunch Lectures, Children’s Classes, and Partnership Events

View the Video Exhibit, "Milltown to City" of the Evolution of Ellicott Mills to Ellicott City

Sponsored by EC250 Committee, 2022. Currently on view at Howard County Visitor’s Center

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.

MUSEUM OF HOWARD COUNTY HISTORY (MHCH)

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ELLICOTT MILLS CHILDRENS MUSEUM (EMCM)

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HCHS ARCHIVES & RESEARCH LIBRARY

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DONATE TO HCHS

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Did You Know?
The Howard District becomes Maryland’s 21st county in 1851 and is named for John Eager Howard (1752-1827).