Q: I am researching mental health issues for Civil War soldiers. Are there any accounts of this in Cecil County?

Q: Someone told me that Frederick Douglass visited Rising Sun. Do you have any information on that?

A: The idea of celebrating a holiday for workingmen caught on slowly in the United States. But eventually, the first Monday in September becam…

Magnolia Station: On the North side of Gunpowder Creek about 20 miles from Baltimore lies what used to be Magnolia Station. Bordering Aberdeen…

Q: Were nurses from the nursing school at Union Hospital involved in the effort to control the Spanish flu?

ELKTON – In a recent family gathering (don’t worry there were less than 10 of us), it came to my attention that both my mother and my aunt had…

During a recent workday, Lisa Dolor, Curator, was accessioning items into our museum software program and she commented that the owner of the …

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Q: I’m researching the women’s suffrage march from New York to Washington, D.C., in 1913. Do you have any information on the marchers in Cecil County

My wife Shannon and I get really excited this time of year as the annual Cecil County Fair is usually about to kick off. In past years we have…

A little-known secret in the Town of Elkton are the Gardens at 135 East Main St. These gardens surround the Historical Society/Arts Council bu…

In 2018, the Cecil Whig reported that the LTC James Victor McCool Armory, also known as the Elkton Armory, was declared “surplus property” by …

With the recent development in the area and the potential Granite Cliffs project being added to the town’s growth, this article from The Cecil…

Over the past few months our volunteer, Alan Gardner, has been digitizing the Oxford Press. The newspaper began in 1866 and he has digitized u…

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