Calendar of Events

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Ongoing Opportunities

Agent of Mercy: The Untold Story of Dr. Archibald S. Maxwell

  • March 25 at 2:30 PM

Agent of Mercy.jpgAuthor George C. Maxwell will discuss themes from his book about his Civil War Surgeon and Iowa State Sanitary Agent great-great-great grandfather, Dr. Archibald S. Maxwell. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

National Medal of Honor Day

  • March 25 at 10:00 AM

14364835_646999462130354_5022366293953735170_n.jpgAttend a special ceremony at the site of the only Civil War battle fought on both sides of the Mason Dixon Line. Read More

  • Monterey Pass Battlefield Park

    14325 Buchanan Trail East
    Waynesboro, PA 17268
  • Website
    540-931-4679

Clara Barton: An American Life

  • April 1 at 2:30 PM

Clara 1.jpgHow did a shy girl born on a New England farm in 1821 become an international leader in public service? Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

Corbit's Charge Dance

  • April 1 at 7:00 PM

Please join the Pipe Creek Civil War Round Table for an evening of Civil War Era dancing. Read More

  • Westminster City Recreation & Parks Family Center (Old Armory Building)

    11 Longwell Avenue
    Westminster, MD 21157
  • Website
    240-723-2687
    $

Porch Program: From John Brown to James Brown

  • April 1

PORCH PROGRAMS.jpgAuthor Ed Maliskas will discuss more than 100 years of rich history at the Kennedy Farmhouse. Read More

  • Newcomer House

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

Middletown's Town Talks: A 250th Commemorative Event

  • April 13 at 6:30 PM

250th_Facebook_header.jpgUnderstand the relationship between Middletown and the National Road. Read More

  • Town Hall

    31 West Main Street
    Middletown, MD 21769
  • Website
    301-371-6171

July 2, 1863: Was Lee Right to Attack the Union Flanks?

  • April 20 at 6:30 PM

Explore the history of the farms and the fighting on July 1, 1863 along this important ridge. Read More

  • Carroll Community College

    1601 Washington Road
    Westminster, MD 21157
  • Website
    410-386-8100
    $

July 1, 1863: the Defense of McPherson's Ridge

  • April 27 at 6:30 PM

Explore the history of the farms and the fighting on July 1, 1863 along this important ridge. Read More

  • Carroll Community College

    1601 Washington Road
    Westminster, MD 21157
  • Website
    410-386-8100
    $

Hagerstown Civil War Round Table

  • April 27 at 7:30 PM

Burnside Bridge.jpgDave Powell, author of the Chickamauga Campaign trilogy, will speak on the Tullahoma Campaign. Read More

  • Homewood Suites

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

Civil War "School of the Soldier"

  • April 29 at 9:00 AM

Young historians ages 10-14 are invited to learn what it was like to be a soldier in the Civil War. Read More

  • Carroll County Farm Museum

    500 S. Center Street
    Westminster, MD 21158
  • Website
    410-386-3880
    $

10th Annual C&O Canal Pride Days

  • April 29 at 9:00 AM

Help beautify the Cushwa Basin along the C&O Canal at this annual event for ages 12 and up. Read More

  • Cushwa Basin

    205 West Potomac Street
    Williamsport, MD 21795
  • Website
    301-745-8888

Boonsboro's BIG 225th

  • April 30 at 5:30 PM

16826038_331689640559503_8117316489864803219_o.jpgAn evening of history, music and wine hosted by BIG Cork Vineyards. Read More

  • BIG Cork Vineyards

    4236 Main Street
    Rohrersville, MD 21779
  • Website
    301-432-5889
    $

48th Annual Flower and Plant Market

  • May 5-7

Carroll_UnionMills_1.JPGTour the historic house, grist mill, blacksmith shop and grounds—the site of both Union and Confederate encampments. Read More

  • Union Mills Homestead

    3311 Littlestown Pike
    Westminster, MD 21158
  • Website
    410-848-2288

10th Annual C&O Canal Pride Days

  • May 6 at 9:00 AM

Help beautify the Brunswick boat ramp along the C&O Canal at this annual event for ages 12 and up. Read More

  • Brunswick Boat Ramp

    Lock 30
    Brunswick, MD 21716
  • Website
    301-745-8888

Porch Program: Marbles & Other Children's Games

  • May 7

PORCH PROGRAMS.jpgArt Staus & Tad Miller will demonstrate popular 19th century games and visitors can make their own marbes. Read More

  • Newcomer House

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

“A Peculiar Functional Disorder:” Irritable Heart and the American Civil War

  • May 9 at 7:00 PM

Sleeping Soldier.jpgDr. Ashley Bowen-Murphy will discuss irritable heart, a cardiac condition found in Civil War soldiers. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

Middletown's Town Talks: A 250th Commemorative Event

  • May 20 at 11:00 AM

250th_Facebook_header.jpgCelebrate Historic Preservation Month with a walking tour led by an NPS architectural historian. Read More

  • Town Hall

    31 West Main Street
    Middletown, MD 21769
  • Website
    301-371-6171

The Day After – September 18, 1862

  • May 21 at 3:00 PM

Antietam Truce Small.jpgMike Galloway will discuss the important events that took place the day after the Battle of Antietam on the blood-soaked fields along the banks of Antietam Creek. Read More

  • Pry House Field Hospital Museum

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

Photography in the Civil War: Scope, Intentions and Results

  • May 25 at 6:30 PM

Explore the impact that photography had on the Civil War. Read More

  • Carroll Community College

    1601 Washington Road
    Westminster, MD 21157
  • Website
    410-386-8100
    $

Living History Weekend

  • May 27 & 28

15085640907_8a17c53817_b.jpg24th NC, Co. B Living Historians will present firing demos and camp set up. Read More

  • Antietam National Battlefield

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

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