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24 Dec 2016: Updated page chapter newsletter. Addition of the Fall 2016 issue of newsletter.

9 Oct 2016: Updated page chapter newsletter. Addition of the Winter and Spring/Summer 2016 issue of newsletter. Updated Links, Programs, and Program winner pages. Updated Officers Page.

1 Nov 2015: Updated page chapter newsletter. Addition of the Fall 2015 issue of newsletter.

30 Aug 2015: Updated Menu, pages for Officers, chapter newsletter. Addition of the Spring/Summer 2015 issue of newsletter.

07 Mar 2015: Updated page for chapter newsletter. Addition of the Winter 2015 issue of newsletter.

09 Jan 2015: Updated Programs with new Orations Flyer.

31 Dec 2014: Added Facebook pages in Links.

26 Nov 2014: Added new Orations Flyer link in Programs. Updated Current Events and Chapter Newsletter pages. Added Fall Newsletter.

08 Nov 2014: Fixed link references for: Links.

26 Oct 2014: Updated page for: Event Archive, 2014 Calendar, Terra Rubra (corrections only). Fixed link references for: Members, Programs, Unsung Patriots of Carroll County, Upcoming Events.

11 Aug 2014: Updated page for: Calendar, Chapter Newsletter, Links.

14 Apr 2014: Updated pages for: Calendar, Chapter Newsletter, Eagle Scout Winners, Knight Essay Winners, Links, Members, Member's Patriots, Membership,Orations Winners Page, Programs, ROTC/JROTC Winners.

06 Feb 2014: Updated pages for: Chapter Newsletter, Calendar, Event Archive, Member's Patriots, Programs, addition of Orations Winners Page.

16 Nov 2013: Updated pages for: Programs, addition of Orations Flyer.

06 Oct 2013: Updated pages for: Member List, 2013 Calendar of Chapter Events, Patriot Page of Adam Farver, Patriot Ancestors of Chapter Members, Newsletter page. Addition of Fall 2013 Issue of the Chapter Newsletter.

22 Jul 2013: Updated pages for: Officers, 2013 Calendar of Chapter Events, Programs, Links, Newsletter page. Addition of Summer 2013 Issue of the Chapter Newsletter.

8 Apr 2013: Updated pages for: Members with list of patriot ancestors, Programs, Newsletter page. Addition of Spring 2013 Issue of the Chapter Newsletter.

23 Feb 2013: Updated pages for: Members with list of patriot ancestors, 2013 Calendar of Chapter Events, Programs, Patriot Ancestors of Chapter Members, Newsletter page. Addition of Winter 2013 Issue of the Chapter Newsletter.

27 Oct 2012: Updated pages for: 2012 Calendar of Chapter Events, Newsletter. Addition of Summer 2012 Issue of the Chapter Newsletter.

15 Mar 2012: After a more than two year hiatus, we are back! Updated pages for: Patriot Asabel Hinman; Chapter History Pages for 2009-2011; Some Past Year Events, linked to the related Chapter History Pages, including our second Grave Marking. Current Year Events and Upcoming Events pages merged and menu adjusted accordingly. Event Archive Page updated to show links to Past Year Pages. Addtion of 2012 Calendar of Chapter Events. Changes to Programs, Links and Membership pages due to broken links. Changes to the Known and Unsung Patriot pages due to the 2010 grave marking. Addition of new Spring Issue of the Chapter Newsletter.

30 Jun 2009: Updated pages for: Officers, Current Year Events; Upcoming Events; Update to James Crawford Page and Page of Known Patriots,Programs Page, JROTC/ROTC Winners Page. Addition of pages on the Crawford Patriot Grave Marking and Westminster Memorial Day 2009 parade and a new page listing 2008 chapter activities. Addition of Summer Issue of the Chapter Newsletter.

28 Mar 2009: Updated pages for: Chapter History (linked 2008 events page in and added space to add history of previous years); Additon of pages for 2005, 2007 Events in Pictures; Current Year Events; Upcoming Events; Members Page and Members' Patriots Page. Addition of page on the Spring 2009 dinner/business meeting. Addition of Chapter Newsletter page.

4 Dec 2008: Updated pages for: Officers; Programs; Current Year Events. Upcoming Events page restructured to show all planned/tentatively planned activities for 2009 (with intention to add links as year progresses with photos and text on each event that occurs). Updated Patriot page of PVT/SGT James Crawford. Addition of page on the Fall 2008 general chapter meeting.

27 Oct 2008: Updated pages for Menu, Knight Essay Winners and ROTC/JROTC Winners, Upcoming Events; Officers Page; Member listings and Members' Patriots, Links. Addition of a Membership information page. Addtion of 22 Patriot Pages (PVT Francis Anderson; PVT James Carlisle, Jr.; Thomas Cobb; CAPT John Conrad; Manoah Corley/Cauley; PVT Leonard Cupp, Sr.; George Devilbiss; Adam Farver; PVT Phineas Frost; CAPT Samuel Gorton; John Holtzclaw; PVT Samuel Pullen; COL Elijah Robosson; PVT John Shafer; LT John Shipley; CAPT John Steiner; George Sumpter, Sr.; PVT Reuben Tarrant; PVT George Test; LT John Wakefield; Jeremiah Watkins; Benjamin Wright). Updates to 16 existing Patriot pages (Christian Brechbiel; John Campbell; Joshua Councill; PVT Henry DeLawter; CAPT David Gwin; Brevet CAPT Luther Halsey; PVT Archibald Hyson; David Johnson; SGT Charles Massie, Sr.; PVT James McMillan; PVT John George Peiffer; PVT Jacob Schaeffer; CPL Christian Shockey, Sr.; William Skinner; LT Lancelot Warfield; CAPT George Wiekert).

19 Sep 2008: We have a new home (westminster.marylandsar.org)! Updated Essay page, addition of 2008 Summer Dinner report.

16 Aug 2008: Recent Events updated and is now listed as Current Year Events. Past events are now to be found in our Events Archive. Added to the archive: group photos from past Westminster Memorial Day Parades, photos taken at the 2007 and 2008 Memorial Day Parades, the Chapter 2005 Holiday Open House, and at the 2007 DAR grave dedication for patriot Cornelius Sullivan. Links updated (new Maryland SAR site). Addition to Chapter Member Page. Members and Members' Patriots pages modified to support one new page added for individual member's patriot ancestor (Gershom Pope). Update to the opening Patriot Index page. Update to patriot Cornelius Sullivan page. Updated Upcoming Events.

23 Feb 2008: Upcoming and Recent Events updated. Correction to Chapter Member Page. Addition of CAR Support to Programs Page. Members and Members' Patriots pages modified to support 7 new pages added for individual member's patriot ancestors (Christian Brechbiel, PVT William Griffith, Archibald Hyson, PVT John George Peiffer, PVT Jacob Feather, PVT/CAPT George Weikert and CAPT David Gwin). Corrections on Member Patriot Pages (Charles Massie, George Hiatt, Joseph Ogle). Updated Upcoming Events, Chapter History pages.

10 Jul 2007: Menu changed to say "Activities" instead of "Current Projects". Upcoming and Recent Events updated (the latter with a picture of the 2007 Memorial Day Parade participants).. Correction to Chapter Member Page. Addition of CAR Support to Programs Page. Members and Members' Patriots pages modified to support 1 new page added for individual member's patriot ancestor (George Hiatt). New Page that highlights the Terra Rubra Chapter, Children of the American Revolution, which our chapter supports; includes photos from the flag dedication ceremony, the new flag being purchased with the support of our chapter.

30 Nov 2006: Warning added to Home page. Upcoming Events updated. Correction to Chapter Member Page. Corrected page for Patriots known to have lived in what would become Carroll County. Members and Members' Patriots pages modified to support 13 new pages added for individual member's patriot ancestors (PVT Thomas Barnes, Robert Caples, Jr., Robert Carter, SGT William Clements, Joshua Councill, PVT Thomas Cunningham, PVT Henry Delawter, 1LT James Halbert, CPL Baret Hauck, Brevet CAPT Luther Halsey, David Johnson, PVT James McMillan, William Skinner); 6 additional ancestors from Supplemental applications added to the Members and Members' Patriots Pages and their associated pages (MAJ Christopher Bannister, John Coleman, PVT John Hoit, CAPT Ebenezer Humphrey, Abraham Van Doren, PVT Boaz Walton). Updates to 5 Patriot pages (Christian Naill, Johan Ulrich Reiber, David Shriver, John Murray, William Winchester). Promotion of one Patriot from Known Candidate to Known Proven (Charles Warfield), with additions of a page for the Patriot and for the cemetery (Bethel U.M.). Addition to previously existing Patriot Ancestor Pages to include the names of descendants in the Westminster Chapter and Maryland State Society.

31 Oct 2006: Upcoming Events updated. Correction to Chapter Member Page. Corrected page for Patriots known to have lived in what would become Carroll County. Members and Members' Patriots pages modified to support five new pages for individual member's patriot ancestors added (CAPT Asabel Hinman, SGT Charles Massie, Sr., ENS John Massie, PVT John Campbell, CPL Christian Shockey, Sr.); Members page now also includes Charter Members of the chapter and their registered ancestors and in dates birth and death dates for current or past members known to have died. Correction to Patriot pages (David Crawford, James Crawford).

31 Aug 2006: Upcoming Events updated. Members and Members' Patriots pages modified to support two new pages for individual member's patriot ancestors added (ENS Thomas Cornelius Howard, CAPT Joseph Ogle).

31 Jul 2006: Upcoming Events updated. Page for Unknown Patriots added. Updating of Patriot Lists and page formats. Inclusion of GPS-based locations and photographs of all reported known patriot graves and cemeteries. Member page updated to show Patriot Ancestors and Member Ansector page updated to show SAR members related to the Patriot in the chapter, on the Maryland and National levels. Refactoring of all pages to eliminate extraneous code completed.

30 Jun 2006: Programs, Recent Events and Upcoming Events updated. List of Award Winners from the chapter added. First GPS-based locations of some patriot graves and cemeteries added. Refactoring of some pages to eliminate extraneous code.

8 May 2006: Upcoming Events and Programs updated. Patriot pages added and improved for known, proven patriots, including information on service and links to other sites for additional references. Patriot page added for Patriots who at various times lived in or associated with the Carroll County confines. Cemetery pages added and improved for locations where there are known, proven patriots and includes list of patriots (unsung, unknown and known proven and known candidate) buried there; also links to other sites for additional references. New map added showing details of the confines of Carroll County at the time of the American Revolution, with accompanying text. Links page also updated.

30 Mar 2006: Upcoming Events, Programs and Links updated.

20 Mar 2006: Recent Events, Upcoming Events and Memberlist updated.

25 Nov 2005: Carroll County Patriot Index reorganized and expanded. Note: site now can be viewed using Internet Explorer, Netscape Explorer or Firefox.

2 Nov 2004: List of Patriots buried in Carroll County updated. Note: still best to view using Internet Explorer.

28 July 2004: Andreas Holl Sr., added to Patriot Burials section; updates to format of all pages dealing with Carroll County Patriot burials; update to calendar of events; correction to memberís page.

30 May 2004: Site goes operational with Menu, Home pages; pages on Officers past and present, Chapter history and Organizational Meeting, Members, Recent Events, Programs, Upcoming Events, Patriot Index listing patriot ancestors of members and patriots buried in Carroll County (including information with photographs on Emmanuel Baust Church, Gist Family and Westminster Cemeteries and Patriots John Fleugal, Joshua Gist, Michael Wagner, George Warner and William Winchester), links to other sites and whatís new.

This page last updated 24 DEC 2016