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Date(s) - 10/08/20
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Online - Howard County

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Thursday, October 8 at 7 p.m. join members of the Laurel Historical Society Exhibit Committee as they present 150 years in Laurel and the making of the 2020 Exhibit. Take a virtual tour and learn some of the stories behind their favorite artifacts. What do they tell us about Laurel then, and what they can tell us about our changing society? “Unpacking Laurel’s Past: 150 Years on Display, opened in February 2020 and will run through 2021 because of the pandemic. Designed to celebrate Laurel’s 150th Anniversary, it includes artifacts illustrating Laurel’s pre-1870 and civic history, entertainment, transportation, education, businesses, diversity of faiths and community. The virtual program is free and open to the public but registration is required. To register go to: The October 8 program is the first of three Virtual Programs The Laurel Historical Society is holding this fall, the other two programs are “Archaeology of Howard County” on Thursday, November 12, and “Early Victorian Christmas History and Traditions” on December 10. Registrants for the October 8 event can register for all three programs. All the programs are free, though donations are accepted. The Laurel Museum is currently closed, but its collection of materials is available to view online at For more information contact [email protected] or 301-725-7975.

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