Calendar of Events

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3rd Annual History Lover's Dinner

  • February 8 at 6:00 PM

Chef Jeff Beard of the Wine Kitchen will create dishes based on tales from the battlefields, hospital wards, and kitchens of the American Civil War. Read More

  • The Wine Kitchen

    50 Carroll Creek Way #160
    Frederick, MD 21701
  • Website
    301-695-1864
    $

"Civil War Medicine... It's Not What You Think!" -- Era of Heroic Medicine

  • February 12 at 4:30 PM

Bloodletting Comic.jpgKick off NMCWM's free, four-part lecture series by examining the era of heroic medicine. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

Author talk: The United States Colored Troops

  • February 18 at 6:00 PM

Bob O'Connor will discuss the role of the USCT in the Civil War. Read More

  • C. Burr Artz Public Library

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

Artifact Spotlight – Assistant Surgeon Louis Radzinsky and the 54th Massachusetts

  • February 20 at 2:30 PM

54th.jpgExplore the history of the 54th Massachusetts regiment through medical artifacts from Assistant Surgeon Louis Radzinksy. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

In Their Own Voices

  • February 24 at 12:00 PM

Celebrate Black History Month with a research-based living history performance by Silver Oak Academy students. Read More

  • Catoctin Furnace/Harriet Chapel Parish Hall

    12625 Catoctin Furnace Road
    Thurmont, MD 21788
  • Website
    443-463-6437

Catoctin Furnace Benefit Concert

  • February 28 at 1:30 PM

Chris Vallillo and Abraham Lincoln.jpgCatoctin Furnace Historical Society hosts folk musician Chris Vallillo for special performances of "Abraham Lincoln in Song" and "Oh Freedom, Songs of the Civil Rights Movement" Read More

  • Springfield Manor

    11836 Auburn Road
    Thurmont, MD 21788
  • Website
    443-463-6437
    $

Civil War - After Hours in the Carty Building

  • March 18 at 6:00 PM

Carty.JPGTour the darkened galleries of Frederick’s most haunted building, once home to an undertaking business. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

    48 East Patrick Street
    Frederick, MD 21705
  • Website
    301-695-1864
    $

Battlefield Hike: Irish Brigade at Antietam

  • March 19 at 1:00 PM

Irish Brigade at Sunken Road.jpgFollow the attack of the Irish Brigade on the Sunken Road. Read More

  • Antietam National Battlefield

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

Battlefield Hike: The Cornfield

  • March 20 at 1:00 PM

Cornfield In-Depth-Garrett (204)edit.jpgEnjoy a two-mile, ranger-led hike of The Cornfield Read More

  • Antietam National Battlefield

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

Book Signing: Washington County in the Civil War

  • March 22 at 11:30 AM

Steve Bockmiller will sign copies of his book, "Washington County in the Civil War." Read More

  • Hagerstown Visitor Welcome Center

    6 North Potomac Street
    Hagerstown, MD 21740
  • Website
    301-791-3246

Find Your Story Time in a National Park

  • March 22 at 2:00 PM

Events_generic2.jpgJoin library staff for a family-friendly walk around Monocacy National Battlefield. Read More

  • Monocacy National Battlefield

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

Battlefield Hike: The Cornfield

  • March 26 at 1:00 PM

Cornfield In-Depth-Garrett (291)edit.jpgEnjoy a two-mile, ranger-led hike of The Cornfield Read More

  • Antietam National Battlefield

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

Battlefield Hike: The West Woods

  • March 27 at 1:00 PM

16.1b.Into-the-woods.jpgEnjoy a two-mile, ranger-led hike of The West Woods Read More

  • Antietam National Battlefield

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

Park Day VIP Project

  • April 2

Events_generic2.jpgYou're invited to the Civil War Trust's annual cleanup at Monocacy National Battlefield. Read More

  • Monocacy National Battlefield

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

Bell and History Day

  • April 9 at 10:00 AM

Events_Bell.jpgRing in the 2016 museum season at more than 20 historic sites across Frederick County. Read More

  • Across Frederick County

  • Website
    301-600-2743

Bell & History Day

  • April 9 at 12:00 PM

Events_generic2.jpgKick off the museum season and the NPS Centennial at Monocacy National Battlefield. Read More

  • Monocacy National Battlefield

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

Meet the NPS Bison Mascot

  • April 14 at 1:00 PM

Events_generic2.jpgMeet NPS mascot Buddy the Bison with a Monocacy National Battlefield ranger at a local library. Read More

  • Walkersville Library

    57 W Frederick St.
    Walkersville, MD 21793
  • Website
    301-662-3515

National Park Week

  • April 16-24

Events_generic2.jpgCelebrate National Park Week at Monocacy National Battlefield. Read More

  • Monocacy National Battlefield

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

Meet the NPS Bison Mascot

  • May 5 at 10:15 AM

Events_generic2.jpgMeet NPS mascot Buddy the Bison with a Monocacy National Battlefield ranger at a local library. Read More

  • C. Burr Artz Public Library

    110 E Patrick St
    Frederick, MD 21701
  • Website
    301-662-3515

Centennial Volunteer Project

  • May 7

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

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