Baltimore Sun Carroll Explore Carroll Eagle Archive: Big Baker Chapel hangs as an ornament of Westminster history By Kevin E. Dayhoff, November 24, 2012 http://www.baltimoresun.com/explore/carroll/news/ph-ce-eagle-archive-1125-20121124,0,5911926.story
Recently the General Federation of Women's Clubs' Woman's Club of Westminster unveiled Big Baker Chapel as its ninth holiday ornament for the Christmas season.
The ornament sale is a fundraiser for the club, which for the last 101 years has provided community service and support. According to the club, "The sales from these ornaments enable our Club to help serve the needs in our community including the arts, conservation, education, home life, international outreach and public issues."
In past years, the Woman's Club has paid tribute to McDaniel College's (Little) Baker Chapel and Ward Memorial Arch, Westminster City Hall and the Carroll County Courthouse.
Other buildings recognized by the club include the Westminster Armory, the bell and clock tower that sits atop the old Westminster Fire Engine and Hose Company No. 1 fire hall, the Old Stone Building on Liberty Street and the Shellman house on the campus of the Historical Society of Carroll County… Read more: http://www.baltimoresun.com/explore/carroll/news/ph-ce-eagle-archive-1125-20121124,0,5911926.story
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