Montgomery History

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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November 8, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Kick off Holiday Shopping at Strathmore’s Museum Shop Holiday Market

This weekend is the perfect time for holiday shopping at Strathmore’s Museum Shop Holiday Market. More than sixteen dozen non-profit organizations bring their museum gift shops to the Mansion at Strathmore so that you can get your holiday shopping done all under one roof. The popular holiday bazaar is back for its 29th year and it […]

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January 24, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

New Hampshire Avenue “Illustrates How Diverse County Really Is,” Planning Experts Say

Inside the beltway on Maryland’s State Route 650 is a road known to many as the “Gateway to Heaven” also known as New Hampshire Avenue. And notably so. There are dozens of religious organizations located on this one corridor and experts believe this one street reveals something special about the county. “It is one street […]

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November 8, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Strathmore Mansion Hosts Museum Shop Holiday Market on Veterans Day Weekend

This weekend is the perfect time for holiday shopping at Strathmore’s Holiday Market. More than a dozen non-profit organizations bring their museum gift shops to the Mansion at Strathmore so that you can get your holiday shopping done all under one roof. The popular holiday bazaar is back for its 28th year and it takes place […]

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October 20, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

New Exhibit Shows Life in Montgomery County in the 1950s (VIDEO)

The 1950s was known for its “boom” across the nation but especially in Montgomery County, according to experts from Montgomery History. “You had not only this atomic era of the Cold War where people were worried about bomb shelters and that kind of boom, but we also had the ‘baby boom’ going on,” Montgomery History’s […]

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April 20, 2017 | Staff Writer

Watch Montgomery Week In Review (VIDEO)

Don Mooers hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. His guests include Nancy Soreng, Leslie Wilcox, Shruti Bhatnagar, and Susan Kirk. Mooers and the panel discuss the results from the Maryland General Assembly with Nancy Soreng, an upcoming environmental festival known as GreenFest with Leslie Wilcox, the launch of a new nonprofit Communities United Against Hate […]

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April 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

Watch Montgomery Week In Review (VIDEO)

Don Mooers hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. His guests include Charles Short, Mariana Cordier, Kahlil Kettering, and Henry Hailstock. Mooers and the panel discuss the proposed county budget for 2018 with Charles Short, airplane passenger rights with Mariana Cordier, solutions to mitigate stormwater runoff pollution with Kahlil Kettering of The Nature […]

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April 6, 2017 | Staff Writer

Watch Montgomery Week In Review (VIDEO)

Fred Evans hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. His guests include Brian Karem, Jane de Winter, Stuart Rosenthal, and JaLynn Prince. Evans and the panel discuss the proposed county budget for 2018 with Brian Karem, the proposed public schools’ budget for 2018 with Jane de Winter, the April issue of The Beacon […]

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March 30, 2017 | Staff Writer

Watch Montgomery Week In Review (VIDEO)

Don Mooers hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. His guests include Bruce Fowler, Elizabeth Lay, Tim Mooney, and Tony Spearman-Leach. Mooers and the panel discuss the upcoming March for Science walk in D.C. planned for April 22 with Bruce Fowler, the new Montgomery History Exhibit called Inside Out Upside Down with Elizabeth Lay, […]

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January 28, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Residents Receive a Lesson From the Past at History Conference in Germantown

It’s annual event that started in 2007 to explore the past and to analyze how it has shaped Montgomery County in present day. Dozens of residents gathered at Montgomery College early Saturday for the 11th Annual Montgomery History Conference hosted by Montgomery History. “We have history buffs, historians, museum professionals and members of the community […]

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