History of the Historical Society

 In the fall of 1997, Mayor Jerry Johnson called together a group of citizens who had an interest in the heritage of Mount Airy, with the idea of establishing a non-profit corporation to oversee the Mount Airy Museum.  As a result of this meeting, the Historical Society of Mount Airy, Maryland, Inc, was established in 1998.

Before and after pictures courtesy of Drew Jones and Peter Helt

Our mission and purpose

The mission of the Historical Society of Mount Airy is to foster interest in the Town history and to inform the public about our history.  

The purposes for which the Historical Society was organized are charitable, historical, and educational.  MAHS is organized to operate an educational and charitable museum and generally to preserve and expand the public appreciation of the historical heritage of Mount Airy.

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