Calendar of Events

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Ongoing Opportunities

National Public Lands Day

  • September 30 at 6:30 PM

worthingtonfarm.PNGVisit the Worthington Farm on Monocacy National Battlefield for National Public Lands Day evening events. Read More

  • Worthington Farm, Monocacy National Battlefield

    4236 Baker Valley Road
    Frederick, MD 21704
  • Website
    301-662-3515

Worthington House Historic House Tour

  • September 30

worthingtonfarm.PNGTake a peek inside and explore the history of the Worthington House on Monocacy National Battlefield. Read More

  • Worthington House, Monocacy National Battlefield

    4236 Baker Valley
    Frederick, MD 21704
  • Website
    301-662-3515

Infantry Weekend

  • October 7 & 8

monocacyinfantry.jpgLearn about the infantry during the Civil War and watch firing demonstrations throughout the weekend. Read More

  • Monocacy National Battlefield

    5201 Urbana Pike
    Frederick, MD 21704
  • Website
    301-662-3515

Fort Frederick in the Civil War

  • October 7 & 8

FortFrederickimage.jpgWatch Civil War tactical demonstrations and meet living historians at this event commemorating Fort Frederick's role in the Civil War. Read More

  • Fort Frederick State Park

    11100 Fort Frederick Rd.
    Big Pool, MD 21711
  • Website
    301-842-2155
    $

Porch Program: Advances in Veterinary Medicine from the Civil War

  • October 7

PORCH PROGRAMS.jpgThe Civil War didn't just have a lasting impact on medicine for humans -- learn about its role in veterinary medicine as well. Read More

  • Newcomer House

    18422 Shepherdstown Pike
    Keedysville, MD 21756
  • Website
    301-600-4031

Death and Destruction in Downtown Frederick – First Saturday Walking Tour

  • October 7 at 3 PM

death and destruction new carousel.jpgExplore downtown Frederick in this Civil War walking tour detailing the most horrific parts of the conflict in Frederick. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

Living History Weekend

  • October 7 & 8

15085640907_8a17c53817_b.jpg139th PA Living Historians provide firing demos and camp life display throughout the weekend. Read More

  • Antietam National Battlefield

    5831 Dunker Church Rd.
    Sharpsburg, MD 21782
  • Website
    301-432-5124
    $

FallFest at Catoctin Furnace

  • October 13 & 14

fallfest at catoctin.jpgVisit the FallFest at Catoctin Furnace for fall foliage, homemade products, and to discover the history of the furnace with the latest research findings. Read More

  • Catoctin Furnace Historical Society, Inc.

    12525 Catoctin Furnace
    Thurmont, MD
  • Website
    443-629-8661

Civil War Veterans and Mental Illness – Young Historians Series

  • October 14 at 2:30 PM

military asylum social media.jpgLearn about how doctors and veterans interpreted mental illness after the Civil War. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

Spirited History at McClintock Distilling Company

  • October 18 at 6 PM

whiskey donorshops.jpgSpend an evening in Downtown Frederick with friends, history, and good spirits sponsored by the National Museum of Civil War Medicine. Read More

  • McClintock Distilling Company

    35 South Carroll Street
    Frederick, MD 21701
  • Website
    301-695-1864

Battlefield Hikes

  • Saturday, October 21

Monocacy Battlefield 121.jpgFollow in the footsteps of the troops who fought the "Battle That Saved Washington." Read More

  • Monocacy National Battlefield Visitor Center

    5201 Urbana Pike
    Frederick, MD 21704
  • Website
    301-662-3515

Civil War Church Service

  • October 21 at 1 PM

Chaplain Scott Sturdivant.jpgAttend a Civil War-era church service at Historic Rocky Springs Chapel. Read More

  • Historic Rocky Springs Chapel

    7817 Rocky Springs Road
    Frederick, MD 21702
  • Website
    240-439-4235

Colporteurs in the Confederate Army & The Home Front: North and South

  • October 21 at 2 PM

CW Church Service 23 Sep 2017-thirty-one.jpgLearn how colporteurs operated during the Civil War and discover the war's impact on the homefront in the North and South. Read More

  • Historic Rocky Springs Chapel Grounds

    7817 Rocky Springs Road
    Frederick, MD 21702
  • Website
    240-439-4235

Spirits at the Furnace

  • October 21 at 6:30 PM

catoctinspirits.PNGVisit the Catoctin Furnace and Village by night in this special tour. Read More

  • Catoctin Furnace Historical Society

    12525 Catoctin Furnace Rd
    Thurmont, MD
  • Website
    443-629-8661
    $

Strange Tales of Civil War Medicine at the Pry House

  • October 22 at 3 PM

Operating in Barn social media.jpgJoin the staff and volunteers of the National Museum of Civil War Medicine at the Pry House to hear tales of the Civil War that are stranger than fiction. Read More

  • Pry House Field Hospital Museum

    18906 Shepherdstown Pike
    Keedysville, MD 21756
  • Website
    301-695-1864

Hagerstown Civil War Round Table Lecture

  • October 26 at 7:30 PM

Burnside Bridge.jpgJoin the Hagerstown Civil War Round Table at their October meeting. Read More

  • Homewood Suites

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

Strange Cases and Painful Peculiarities – After Hours Tour at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine

  • October 27, 6 PM to 9 PM

Strange Cases carousel.jpgJoin the staff and volunteers of the National Museum of Civil War Medicine for an “After Hours” tour highlighting cases of “painful peculiarity.” Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

Wine & Ghost Spirits

  • October 27 at 6:30 PM

socialmediapic.jpgHear historical tales of hometown hauntings while sipping mulled wine at Catoctin Breeze Vineyard. Read More

  • Catoctin Breeze Vineyard

    15010 Roddy Road
    Thurmont, MD 21788
  • Website
    240-578-3831
    $

Haunted History - After Hours Tour at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine

  • October 31 at 7 PM

Haunted History Carousel.jpgHear ghostly tales from the past while touring the darkened galleries of the “most haunted building in Frederick” on Halloween Night. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

Porch Program: 19th Century Photography

  • November 4

PORCH PROGRAMS.jpgExplore the role of photography during the Civil War with John Milleker. Read More

  • Newcomer House

    18422 Shepherdstown Pike
    Keedysville, MD 21756
  • Website
    301-600-4031

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