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...
HCHS Received a SHINE Grant from Maryland Humanities for 2023 to Continue and Strengthen Our Mission.
We are happy to announce that the Howard County Historical Society (HCHS) has received a SHINE (Strengthening the Humanities Investment in Nonprofits for Equity) grant from Maryland Humanities for 2023. This operational grant from Maryland Humanities (MHC) will help...
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