COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS...AT A GLANCE
HISTORIC GRIST MILL MUSEUM
Monday-Friday: 9am-4:30pm and most Sundays: 1-5pm
Eden Mill Nature Center , 1617 Eden Mill Rd. Pylesville, MD
For those of you who like to take a step back in time, Eden Mill is the sight that can't be missed. For more than 200 years old, the mill was hailed as the most significant grist mills in Harford County MD. Filled with milling equipment and displays along with a vintage turn of the century power plant, Eden Mill is a must see experience for all ages.
Please call Eden Mill at 410-836-3050 in advance to confirm.
HISTORIC HAYS HOUSE
Open every Sunday 1-4pm or by appointment
Hays House, 324 S. Kenmore Avenue, Bel Air
A collection of furniture, artwork, china, artifacts and other items of domestic life are exhibited. Built in 1788, the house reflects the prosperous lifestyle of the influential merchant and landowner after whom it is named. Sponsored by the Historical Society of Harford County, Inc.
For additional information please call 410.838.1213.
HISTORIC SOCIETY OF HARFORD COUNTY
143 N. Main Street , Bel Air
Tuesday, Court Records, 10am-12pm and 1-2:30pm
Wednesday, Archives, 7:30am-2pm
Thursday, Research Library, 9am-3pm
Every Fourth Saturday, Archives & Research Library, 10am-2pm
Local historical exhibits, maps, plats, photographs, genealogy and 1800's newspapers. Admission $2 non-members.
For additional information please call 410.838.7691.
At your library...
Did you know the library has a series of DVDs specifically about our local history? The Historic Harford with Joe A Swisher series contains interviews with some of Harford County's most knowledgeable citizens. They provide first-person and expert insight into a variety of topics. A sampling of topics in this series: the history of Conowingo Dam, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Civil War and World War II, the town of Port Deposit, The Susquehanna Museum in Havre de Grace, The Ma and Pa Railroad, Jerusalem Mill, the V.A. Hospital at Perry Point, fox hunting in Harford County, Tudor Hall, the Fiori Winery and others. You can find these in the Harford County Public Library catalog under the subject:
"Historic Harford with Joe A Swisher." Borrow these treasures, learn and enjoy!
You can never have too many FRIENDS !
Friends of Harford County Public Library are non-profit volunteer citizens groups in the community with a common concern for the library's active expansion and participation in community life. They enrich the resources of the library by sponsoring book sales, fund-raising, and programming. There are eleven Friends of the Library groups in Harford County and each group advocates & raises funds on behalf of their specific branch.
For more information, contact your local branch or call Michele Louderback at 410-838-3749 ext. 2247. For more information about Friends-sponsored Used Book Sales, search Upcoming Progams for "Book Sale."