Dec 28, 2008

Historical Society's focus turns to preserving itself

(Baltimore Sun) - For more than 120 years, the Historical Society of Harford County has served as a repository for documents, books, artifacts and photographs. For much of that time, the society's collection was split up and housed at various locations.
The headquarters was a building on Courtland Street in Bel Air, the archives were stored at Southampton Middle School, and the court records were kept at the old Aberdeen High building.
In 1994, the society - recognized as the oldest county historical society in the state - found a home when the county turned over the old post office building on Main Street. Continued