Howard's history subject of conference

April 27, 2001

Howard County historians and history-makers will tell selected stories of the county's 150 years at a conference May 5.

Called "Howard County: A Sesquicentennial Celebration of History," the conference will run from 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Smith Theatre of Howard Community College, 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway in Columbia.

Presenters will discuss topics ranging from Doughoregan Manor in Ellicott City - the home of a signer of the Declaration of Independence - to Silas Craft, a pioneer African-American educator.

The conference costs $7 before May 4 and $10 at the door. Students pay $5. Lunch and coffee are included.

Information: 410-992-7010.

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