Book an exciting local history talk for your civic group, social club, community organization, or local senior center! Our Speakers Bureau, available for in-person and virtual talks, features a talented cadre of speakers who bring the history of Montgomery County and beyond to life.


    Montgomery History’s Mary Kay Harper Center for Suburban Studies encourages a broad range of scholarly studies on suburban life in the county and development in the 20th century. From History Conference topics to online exhibits, the Center’s research teaches us about our recent past to better inform our present.


    Our weekly History Conversations explore a diverse array of local history topics, including historic preservation, archaeology, genealogy, Black history, natural history, women’s history, LGBTQ+ history, and so much more. These programs stream live each week to help you stay connected. Miss a livestream? Don’t worry! Each session is also recorded for later viewing. View upcoming events and past recordings.