Montgomery County Historical Society

February 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Establishments That Served the Black Community in Montgomery County in 1958

Montgomery County wasn’t featured in a historical Green Book publication, but according to Montgomery County Historical Society, in 1958, there was a list of safe places in the county for the black community to visit. The organization sent MCM a document compiled by the NAACP’s Montgomery County Branch in May 1958 that showed places that […]

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February 8, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

Historical Society Sponsors Black History Events

Montgomery History, the county’s historical society, is sponsoring numerous programs throughout February to explore the vital role African Americans have played in the community’s founding and development.   “‘Five for Freedom’ Book Talk and Signing with Eugene L. Meyer” at Red Brick Courthouse in Rockville (Friday, Feb. 8, 7-8:30 p.m.) Author Eugene L. Meyer will […]

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February 6, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Feb. 6 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Feb. 6. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Liquor Control Forum: Councilmember Craig Rice is hosting a “Get to Know Your Department of Liquor Control Forum” tonight from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville. Here are more details. 2. Sherwood Meets BOE: There’s […]

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February 2, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

A Guide on How You Can Celebrate Black History Month in the County

What started out as “Negro History Week” turned into a month long celebration to recognize the significant role of African Americans in U.S. history. Since 1976, Black History Month , or National African American History Month is an annual celebration during the month of February to  honor the achievements of Black Americans. To celebrate Black […]

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November 11, 2016 | Staff Writer

Watch Montgomery Week In Review (VIDEO)

Don Mooers hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. His guests include Matthew Logan, Jackie DeCarlo, Henry Hailstock, and Diana Conway. Topics discussed this week include the Montgomery County Historical Society now known as Montgomery History, Manna Food Center’s work to alleviate hunger in our community, the hazards of painkillers, and the Safe Healthy […]

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June 19, 2015 | Krista Brick

Five Things to Know Today, June 19, in Montgomery County

You are almost to the weekend! Here are five things to know today, June 19th, in Montgomery County: 1. Ordering Alcohol: The Montgomery County Department of Liquor Control is scheduled to meet today with the county’s ad hoc committee on liquor control to talk about plans to update and improve the department’s inventory and ordering systems. […]

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June 18, 2015 | Krista Brick

Montgomery’s Historical Society Offers to Host Gazette Digital Archive

The Montgomery County Historical Society has offered to manage the digital archives of the now-defunct Gazette newspapers. Matt Logan, executive director of the Montgomery County Historical Society, said he has called officials at The Gazette to offer the society as a landing spot for the digital documents of the newspaper that published its last edition June 17. […]

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October 10, 2013 | Staff Writer

Stroll Through History

The Montgomery County Historical Society is offering a series of walking tours through 19th and 20th century suburbia led by community experts. Enjoy an autumn walk and learn the history of three unique communities in Montgomery County. Each tour costs $5. Reservations are required and may be made by phone at 301.340.2825 or email at […]

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