Help Preserve Caroline County's Rich Heritage

You can help sustain the mission and work of the Caroline County Historical Society. Please consider becoming a Society Partner with your monthly (recurring) donation - as little as $10 per month.  Or make a one-time donation.

Your donation keeps this work going:

 Caroline Digital History Project

  • Archiving, protecting, and indexing hundreds of research projects and thousands of historical document.
  • Publishing searchable online indexes and documents.

 Museum of Rural Life

  • Help maintain our exhibits.
  • Keep our Museum open for visitors.

 Historical Preservation

Protect, preserve, and document many historic buildings in Caroline County.


You can also contact us for other options to support CCHS.

Hear All of Our Stories

Hobbs – Elmer Butler

This is a digital re-publication of the interview found in Voices from the Land, A Caroline County Memoir, by Mary Anne Fleetwood. The text was digitized, edited, and prepared for re-publication by CCHS volunteers Dave Ellis and Don Barker.  Copyright for the original...

250th Anniversary VIP Event

250th Anniversary VIP Event

A Celebration of the 250th Anniversary of the First Caroline County Court SessionFriday, March 15, 2024, 5-8 pmMuseum of Rural Life 16 N. Second Street, Denton, MD$50 per person Buy tickets online here. Tax deductible!Beer, wine, hors d'oeuvres!Guest Speaker Dr. Julie...

Capt. Quentin R. Walsh, USCG – WWII Hero

Capt. Quentin R. Walsh, USCG, led a small group of US sailors and soldiers to secure the port of Cherbourg and help ensure success of the Normandy Invasion on D-Day.  Read more about Capt. Walsh's heroism.  Walsh settled in Denton after retiring from the Coast...