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Historical Society of Mount Airy, Maryland, Inc.

UPCOMING EVENTS - click Links for more information - see Calendar for details:

Quilt Raffle - Beginning January 6, 2024, the Historical Society will be raffling off the wonderful quilt pictured below.  Tickets are $5 each or 6 for $25, and can be purchased at the museum or at Blossom and Basket Boutique.

Historical Society Meeting - Our March Historical Society Meeting is scheduled for March 5, 2024 at 7pm in the lower level of the MAVFC Fire Hall.  Our program will be the second in a series of Short Stories: Growing Up in Mount Airy.  For March, our presenters will be 

Billy Wagner, Jimmy and Diann Linton, and Pete Bowlus..

Hall of Fame Banquet - March 19, 2024, doors open at 5pm, at Mt. Airy American Legion. Come join us for a lovely meal prepared by the American Legion Auxiliary, as we honor our 2023 inductees.  Tickets are $30 and are available at the Blossom and Basket Boutique.

Carroll County History Day - an opportunity for middle and high school students to complete research topics related to local history and win prizes! This year's theme is "Turning Points in History: People, Places and Ideas." Check this link for more information on dates and suggested Mt. Airy topics! Come join us on Saturday, February 24, 2024 at Westminster High School from 9am-1pm to see what our Carroll County students and historians are doing!


Announcements & Events

Quilt Raffle

Beginning January 6, 2024, the Historical Society will be raffling off this wonderful quilt.  Drawing will be held at the Hall of Fame Banquet on March 19, 2024.  Raffle tickets are $5 each or 6 for $25, and can be purchased at the museum (in the old train station) or at Blossom and Basket Boutique.  The quilt measures 87" x 97" and is a Morning Glories design.  It was handmade by Janet Woodfield.  Come get your tickets now!

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Frederick News Post article about the Sanatorium and John McCrae

Check out this news article published in the Frederick News Post about the Garrett Sanatorium and its little know connection to Dr. John McCrae, the Canadian poet who wrote " In Flanders Field." Article was written by local journalist Erin Jones.

The Historical Society of Mount Airy, Maryland is looking for referenced, researched, verifiable documentaries, presentations, reports, etc. on the history of Mount Airy.  Please submit to us for consideration as exhibits, presentations at our meetings, or articles for the newsletter.  You can submit to our email address.  Thank you.

The Mount Airy Museum is open Saturdays and Sundays 12 noon until 4 p.m., and from 3-7 pm on Wednesdays when the Farmer's Market is open (June-September only)  

Please, observe social distancing; face masks are now optional for your safety. You can contact us at

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