The Laurel Historical Society has worked for over thirty years to ensure that the rich cultural history of Laurel, Delaware is never lost. Please take some time to look through our site to see the projects that we have done and those that we are currently working on, as well as how you can help to preserve the history of Laurel. Whether you're researching your family tree, you have a passion for history, or you're just curious about times past, the Laurel Historical Society is here to make sure that no portion of our history is forgotten. Wondering who we are or what we do in Laurel, Delaware? Click here to see a short history of our organization...maybe you'll see why you want to join us!
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We are saddened by the news of the sudden death, on December 24, of society member and supporter Dan Twilley, of Sykesville, MD, last living descendent of Emanuel Twilley, builder of our 1878 Hitchens Homestead and its adjacent mill.