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The Historical Society of Mount Airy, MD. Inc. was established in 1998 by Travis Norwood and Mayor Jerry Johnson.  Its mission is to foster interest in the town history and its various historic landmarks.  Our main goals are to establish and maintain a museum for the preservation and the display of artifacts, photographs and other historic memorabilia related to the Town’s history, and to educate the public about our history.  The Historical Society manages the museum, caboose, and Rails to Trails.  Check our links above to explore further.

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

Historical Society Meeting - February 7, 2023 at 7:00 p.m. - Program “Reminiscing with Nellie Brown.”

Carroll County History Day and Expo - February 25, 2023, 9:00am to 1:00pm, Westminster High School

Historical Society Meeting - March 7, 2023  at 7:00 p.m. - Entertainment Series continues highlighting “Music Memories” hosted by Barbara Runkles.

Hall of Fame Banquet – March 21, 2023, 5:00 p.m., at the American Legion. Tickets will go on sale February 1, 2023 at Blossom and Basket Boutique (see flyer below for details)

Historical Society Meeting - April 4, 2023 at 7:00 p.m. - Entertainment Series continues highlighting “The Bowling Story of Mount Airy” hosted by Barbara Runkles.


Click here for new Flat Iron concept video

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Wanted! Any information you can provide on the people, places or events in these pictures!

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.

Announcements & Events

Carroll County Currents Magazine Profiles Mount Airy!

Carroll County Public Library prints a quarterly newsletter, Currents, and they were able to include profiles of some of the Celebrating America partner organizations in the winter issue. See pp. 14 – 17. Please take a look! Also check out info on some of our other partners in historical preservation in Carroll County, as well as details on the upcoming Carroll County History Day on page 16!

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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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