Calendar of Events

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Ongoing Opportunities

Washington County Museum Ramble

  • April 30-May 29

Boonsboro Trolley Museum_1.JPGAn opportunity to visit 27 museums and historic sites at a self-guided pace throughout the month of May. Read More

  • 27 locations across Washington County

  • Website
    301-733-3638

Memorial Day Weekend at Antietam

  • May 28-30

27AF1039-1DD8-B71C-07FD130774D8372E-large.jpgCommemorate the sacrifices of American soldiers with special programs all weekend. Read More

  • Antietam National Battlefield

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

Last Full Measure of Devotion

  • May 28-30

Memorial Day Event 2014.jpg2,200 flags will honor those who gave the “last full measure of devotion” to their country. Read More

  • Monocacy National Battlefield

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

Picnic at Pry

  • May 28 at 1:00 PM

AntietamSurgery.jpgLearn about amputations, the Civil War’s most common surgical operation, followed by a picnic on the grounds of the Pry House. Read More

  • Pry House Field Hospital Museum

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

Maryland Campaign Lecture Series: Drums Along the Antietam

  • June 1 at 7:00 PM

Events_generic.jpgHear historian John Schildt in this free lecture series on the grounds of the Jacob Rohrbach Inn. Read More

  • Jacob Rohrbach Inn

    138 West Main Street
    Sharpsburg, MD 21782
  • Website
    301-432-5079

The Cooking Gene: The Journey of Michael Twitty

  • June 3 at 6:00 PM

Twitty 4.jpegHear from accomplished culinary historian Michael Twitty on traveling the routes of his ancestors in the Old South. Read More

  • Urbana Regional Library

    9020 Amelung Street
    Frederick, MD 21704
  • Website
    301-600-1368

Tracing Your Roots Back to Africa: A Primer Course

  • June 4 at 11:00 AM

Twitty 4.jpegLearn how to trace your genealogy back to Africa with historian Michael Twitty. Read More

  • C. Burr Artz Public Library

    110 E. Patrick Street
    Frederick, MD 21701
  • Website
    301-600-1368

Frederick's "Mercy Street" - First Saturday Walking Tour

  • June 4 at 3:00 PM

DTF.jpgThis walking tour of historic downtown Frederick will examine where thousands of wounded soldiers were treated after the battles of South Mountain and Antietam. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

Centennial Volunteer Project

  • June 4

FYP for Web_2.jpgBeautification projects will preserve the battlefield for future generations. Read More

  • Monocacy National Battlefield

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

Maryland Campaign Lecture Series: The Impact of War on the Civilians of Sharpsburg

  • June 8 at 7:00 PM

Events_generic.jpgGerald Talbert will discuss the civilian experience and the Battle of Antietam's aftermath in this free lecture series on the grounds of the Jacob Rohrbach Inn. Read More

  • Jacob Rohrbach Inn

    138 West Main Street
    Sharpsburg, MD 21782
  • Website
    301-432-5079

Flying Dog Saw Bones Release Party

  • June 10 at 3:00 PM

Taste the newest beer from Frederick’s Flying Dog Brewery, made in partnership with the National Museum of Civil War Medicine. Read More

  • Flying Dog Brewery

    4607 Wedgewood Blvd
    Frederick, MD 21703
  • Website
    301-695-1864

Living With War: Soldier and Civilian Life on the Battlefield

  • June 11

Education_1.JPGBeautification projects will preserve the battlefield for future generations. Read More

  • Monocacy National Battlefield

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

James 'Snap' Rouzer, Bounty Hunter

  • June 13 at 6:00 PM

Learn about the extraordinary life of James 'Snap' Rouzer, a Civil War soldier with local connections. Read More

  • Thurmont Regional Library

    76 East Moser Road
    Thurmont, MD 21788
  • Website
    301-600-7212

Maryland Campaign Lecture Series: Antietam Endgame

  • June 15 at 7:00 PM

Events_generic.jpgKevin Pawlak will discuss the end of Lee's 1862 invasion of Maryland in this free lecture series on the grounds of the Jacob Rohrbach Inn. Read More

  • Jacob Rohrbach Inn

    138 West Main Street
    Sharpsburg, MD 21782
  • Website
    301-432-5079

Young Historians Series: In Search of Raisin Pitts

  • June 16 at 7:30 PM

IMG_2135-1024x768.jpgWhat can one oddly named Confederate soldier tell us about the Civil War? Find out from local historian Patrick McGuire. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

Porch Program: Battle in Your Backyard

  • June 18 at 1:00 PM

Newcomer Porch Program Graphic.jpgJoin the Civil War Trust for an afternoon of intergenerational activities: a hands-on look at the Civil War's impact on civilians, followed by discussion with historians Dennis and John Frye. Read More

  • Newcomer House

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

Historic House Series: Best Farm Open House

  • June 18 & 19, 11 AM - 4 PM

Frederick_Monocacy_BestFarm.JPGGet a rare look inside the Best Farm, including the slave village that was recently unearthed through park archaeology initiatives. Read More

  • Monocacy National Battlefield (Best Farm)

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

Maryland Campaign Lecture Series: Medical Evacuations at Antietam

  • June 22 at 7:00 PM

Events_generic.jpgDr. Gordon Dammann will discuss the medical evacuations at Antietam in this free lecture series on the grounds of the Jacob Rohrbach Inn. Read More

  • Jacob Rohrbach Inn

    138 West Main Street
    Sharpsburg, MD 21782
  • Website
    301-432-5079

Corbit's Charge: The Civil War in Westminster

  • June 24-26

Encampment_thumb.jpgMark the 153rd anniversary of Corbit's Charge in Westminster with living history, guided tours, and special presentations. Read More

  • Emerald Hill Park

    1838 Emerald Hill Lane
    Westminster, MD 21157
  • Website
    443-974-5410

Artillery Weekend

  • June 25-26

271474BE-1DD8-B71C-076026056CAAF87C-large.jpgLiving historians will demonstrate Civil War artillery at Antietam National Battlefield. Read More

  • Antietam National Battlefield

    5831 Dunker Church Road
    Sharpsburg, MD 21782
  • Website
    301-432-5124

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