On Nov. 14, Antrim 1844 in Taneytown was asparkle as 280 people gathered to celebrate the Historical Society of Carroll County’s 75th anniversary at the Diamond Jubilee Gala. The gala is expected to garner approximately $63,000, according to executive director Fred Teeter. “Events like the Gala make a huge difference in helping the Society to preserve local history,” Teeter added. – by Kym Byrnes, photography by Kelly Heck