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Carroll County Birthday Celebration

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Join the Historical Society of Carroll County for its
annual celebration of the founding of Carroll County on January 19, 1837. 


Pastime, a project of the Union Mills Homestead
Foundation commemorating the sesquicentennial of the Civil War, shifts the focus from the battlefield to the home front through first-person accountspresented in the diaries and letters of the Shriver family of Union Mills, Maryland.
Helen Macsherry, a Shriver descendent, takes us back in time through the thoughts and feelings expressed by a family torn by a nation in crisis and brings to light new archival material in the interest of education and historic preservation.


Helen Drury Macsherry is a freelance writer and editor with a 34-year career in communications, together with numerous awards for publications and website content and design.She is a certified field producer at Montgomery Community Television, Inc., a member of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, theMaryland Historical Society, and the National Press Club, and is on the Curator
Committee at the Union Mills Homestead.

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