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Preserving Industrial History: Mills in the Heart of the Civil War

May 8, 2017

Preserving Industrial History: Mills in the Heart of the Civil WarMay is Preservation Month—a great time to explore the industrial legacy left behind on the landscape of the Heart of the Civil War. Read More

Cornelia Hancock: a Force unto Herself

February 23, 2017

Cornelia Hancock: a Force unto HerselfLargely forgotten today, Cornelia Hancock was one of the best known and beloved nurses of the Army of the Potomac during the Civil War. Read More

The Heart of the Civil War by Rail

January 5, 2017

The Heart of the Civil War by RailThe Civil War marked the first war in world history in which railroads played a role. Learn where you can experience this chapter of railroad history in the Heart of the Civil War. Read More

Animating Antietam: a Q&A with Sean Moir

July 15, 2016

Animating Antietam: a Q&A with Sean MoirSean Moir, founder of Western Heritage Mapping, shares his insights about creating an animated map of the 1862 Battle of Antietam. Read More

New Organizations Form to Preserve Maryland’s Heritage

May 2, 2016

New Organizations Form to Preserve Maryland’s HeritageA look at three new organizations that have formed to preserve invaluable historic resources in Civil War Maryland. Read More

Man's Best Friend in War and Peace: Dogs in the American Civil War

February 25, 2016

Man's Best Friend in War and Peace: Dogs in the American Civil WarDogs served as companions and compatriots during the Civil War. Learn about Jack, Harvey, and other canine soldiers. Read More

Exploring Frederick County’s Railroad History

August 6, 2015

Exploring Frederick County’s Railroad HistoryCharissa Hipp of Visit Frederick sheds light on Frederick County's rich railroading history. Read More

The ‘Great Treat of Ice Cream’: Explore Civil War Trails & Sample Sweet Treats This Summer

July 15, 2015

The ‘Great Treat of Ice Cream’: Explore Civil War Trails & Sample Sweet Treats This SummerCelebrate National Ice Cream Month while visiting significant Civil War sites in the Heart of the Civil War. Read More

Experiencing History in the Great Outdoors: Where Recreation & History Intersect

April 23, 2015

Experiencing History in the Great Outdoors: Where Recreation & History IntersectThe stunning natural landscape sculpted by the Piedmont plateau and foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains provides an ideal setting for outdoor enthusiasts of all types. Read More

Brochures, Battlefield Guides, and Bullets: Behind the Scenes at Newcomer House

March 25, 2015

Brochures, Battlefield Guides, and Bullets: Behind the Scenes at Newcomer HouseThe Newcomer House at Antietam National Battlefield, built in the 1780s, is one of the few original homes on the battlefield that is open to the public. Learn what it takes to open the historic house each spring. Read More