Calendar of Events

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Harriet Tubman: "The Chosen One" performed by Gwendolyn Briley-Strand

  • January 21 at 2 PM

Briley-Strand_HarrietTubmanWEB-1817-IM1.jpgWatch Tubman brought to life onstage at the Carroll Arts Center; stick around for the Q&A at the end to ask questions about her life. Read More

  • Carroll Arts Center

    91 W. Main St.
    Westminster, MD 21157
  • Website
    410-848-7272
    $

Civil War Meeting and Talk on Robert E. Lee’s famous Special Order 191, the Lost Order

  • January 24 at 7:30 PM

lost orders.jpgLearn about Robert E. Lee's famous Special Order 191, which was found by Union troops during the Maryland Campaign. Read More

  • Homewood Suites

    1650 Pullman Lane
    Hagerstown, MD 21740
  • Website
    301-766-9516
    $

New Orleans and the Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1853

  • February 2 at 2:30 PM

Yellow Fever Image.jpgYellow fever struck New Orleans in 1853. The National Museum of Civil War Medicine's Katie Reichard will present on the epidemic and the humanitarian association that arose from the crisis. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

    48 East Patrick Street
    Frederick, MD 21701
  • Website
    301-695-1864
    $

Walking Tour of Frederick Douglass in Hagerstown

  • February 12 at 4 PM

FD Lecture _ Hagerstown _ Daily News _ April 27, 1879 .jpgWalk in the footsteps of Frederick Douglass in Hagerstown during this historic walking tour with historian John Muller. Read More

  • Hagerstown Visitor Center

    6 N. Potomac St.
    Hagerstown, MD 21740
  • Website
    202-236-3413
    $

Walking Tour of Frederick Douglass in Hagerstown

  • February 16 at 10 AM

FD Lecture _ Hagerstown _ Daily News _ April 27, 1879 .jpgWalk in the footsteps of Frederick Douglass in Hagerstown during this historic walking tour with historian John Muller. Read More

  • Hagerstown Visitor Center

    6 N. Potomac St.
    Hagerstown, MD 21740
  • Website
    202-236-3413
    $

Reading Civil War Letters: A Conversation with Historian Peter Carmichael

  • February 23 at 2:30 PM

carmichael social.jpgGettysburg College historian Peter Carmichael will lead an interactive discussion of his latest book – The War for the Common Soldier. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

    48 East Patrick Street
    Frederick, MD 21701
  • Website
    301-695-1864
    $

Civil War Meeting and Talk entitled Beyond the First Shots: Fort Sumter's Role in the Defense of Charleston Harbor, 1861-1865

  • February 28 at 7:30 PM

Fort_sumter_1861.jpgLearn about the history of Fort Sumter from the beginning of the Civil War to the final days of the conflict. Read More

  • Homewood Suites

    1650 Pullman Lane
    Hagerstown, MD 21740
  • Website
    301-766-9516
    $

Civil War Medicine Origins – Dr. Benjamin Rush

  • March 2 at 2:30 PM

Benjamin_Rush_Painting_by_Peale c 1818.jpgLearn about Dr. Benjamin Rush, a Revolutionary war-era physician who changed medicine and politics forever. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

    48 East Patrick Street
    Frederick, MD 21701
  • Website
    301-695-1864
    $

Historical Interpreters Workshop

  • March 9 at 8 AM

hist interp workshop givecloud.jpgDiscover the incredible history of Civil War medicine at the Historical Interpreters Workshop. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

    48 East Patrick Street
    Frederick, MD 21701
  • Website
    301-695-1864
    $