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Antietam Nat'l Battlefield Memorial Illumination
Dates:

December 6, 2014

Description:

23,000 Candles - One for Each Soldier Killed, Wounded or Missing at the Battle of Antietam On Saturday evening December 6, 2014, Antietam National Battlefield, in cooperation with the American Business Women's Association and the Washington County Convention and Visitors' Bureau, will host the Annual Antietam National Battlefield Memorial Illumination in honor of those soldiers who fell during the Battle of Antietam. In the event of poor weather, the Illumination will be rescheduled for Saturday, December 13, 2014. The Illumination opens to the public at 6:00 p.m. The main entrance to the event is Richardson Avenue off Maryland Route 34. From Boonsboro, travel west on Route 34 and a line will form on the westbound shoulder for entrance to the Illumination. From Hagerstown or West Virginia, travel to Sharpsburg and head east on Maryland Route 34 and make an appropriate turnaround at some point to access the line on the westbound shoulder of Route 34. The driving tour through the park is approximately 5 miles long. Vehicles are to use parking lights only, to the extent technology permits this, and continue through the event without stopping. Visitors are prohibited from walking the tour route. Event brochures will be distributed at the event entrance and contributions will also be accepted.

Location:

Antietam National Battlefield
Rt. 34
Sharpsburg, MD 21795

Contact:

(301) 791-3246
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African American Foodways
Dates:

December 13

Description:

Discover how holiday traditions were celebrated by farming families in Frederick County from early 1700's through 1950's. Enjoy a special presentation by Michael Twitty on the Foodways of enslaved African Americans. Sat., 3pm presentation; Open house Noon-7pm.

Location:

Children's Museum of Rose Hill Manor Park
1611 N Market St.
Frederick, MD 21701

Contact:

(301) 600-2743
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Architecture of Houses of Worship in Hagerstown
Dates:

December 15, 2014

Description:

Architecture of Historic Houses of Worship in Downtown Hagerstown 7:00 p.m. Architectural historian Dr. Paula S. Reed will give a talk about Historic Houses of Worship in Downtown Hagerstown, some of which were built pre-Revolutionary War. The presentation serves as a prelude to the annual Historic Houses of Worship Tour that will take place Friday, December 26, 2014 from 3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. (Snow date: December 27) Dr. Reed is an architectural historian and cultural resource specialist with Paula S. Reed and Associates, Inc. She holds a doctorate in American Civilization from The George Washington University, and has worked in historical architecture since the early 1970s.

Location:

Fletcher Library
100 S Potomac Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740

Contact:

Website

Holiday Tour of Historic Houses of Worship
Dates:

December 26, 2014

Description:

Tour 18 historic houses of worship in beautiful downtown Hagerstown. Many date to Civil War era, or earlier. Music and refreshments available at designated sites. Shuttle service. 3pm-7pm.

Location:

City Center, Hagerstown, MD
6 N. Potomac Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740

Contact:

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