Harford 250 Memoirs

Make Your Story Part of Our Story

The Historical Society of Harford County is publishing an anthology of local stories IN 2023 to honor the county’s 250th anniversary. Be part of this collection of stories by and about past and present County residents. Write a compelling story about your experience of the people, places and events that make up life in 20th and 21st Century Harford County.

Memoir Submission Guidelines

Submission acceptance dates: January 1, 2021, to December 31, 2021.

Submission limitation:

  • Stories from current and former Harford County residents only
  • True stories related to an event, person, or place in Harford County
  • Submissions are limited to 2,000 words or less
  • Electronic submissions with photographs preferred

How to submit:
Email to: 250celebration@harfordhistory.org

OR Mail to:
The Historical Society of Harford County, Inc.
c/o Carol Deibel
143 N. Main Street
Bel Air MD 21014

Selection: A committee made up of three members of the Harford 250 Anniversary event will choose which submissions to include in the final document. The society will notify those whose stories have been selected for publication.

Submission Understanding: All submissions will be retained in the Society’s Archives. Submission constitutes the individual’s agreement to allow the use of the story in the anthology and also acknowledges that extracts/pictures may be used for publicity purposes. It is also understood that no payment, monetary or otherwise, will be given for use of the stories/pictures.

Harford 250 Celebration