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Welcome to the Caroline County Historical Society’s website.
The headquarters of the Society is located within the Museum of Rural Life, on the Courthouse Square in historic downtown Denton. Caroline County is one of only a handful of counties in the United States that existed for more than 300 years solely dependent on an agriculturally-based economy. Learn More

Donate, become a member or volunteer. The Historical Society needs you!
The CCHS depends on your generous contributions in order to continue to promote and protect Caroline County’s rich heritage. Funds are used to operate the Museum of Rural Life, sustain our programming, and restore and maintain historically significant structures throughout Caroline County.
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Celebrate the history of Caroline County at a Historical Society event.
The Caroline County Historical Society promotes numerous events throughout the year, from the Civil War Reenactments, to their annual Christmas Celebration and Home Tour, each event is sure to inspire and enrich attendees. Be sure to check back often for additional dates and information.
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