Calendar of Events

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Ongoing Opportunities

Porch Program: Wet Plate Photography & Children's Sun Print Activity

  • August 24 & 25

calendar of events.pngSee wet plate photography in action and even purchase a portrait in nineteenth century style from John Milleker. Children are invited to try hands-on cyanotype- also known as sun print- making. Read More

  • Newcomer House

    18422 Shepherdstown Pike
    Keedysville, MD 21756
  • Website
    240-308-1740

Twilight’s Last Gleaming

  • August 24 & 25

Gathalnd Cannon Demo 2 (3).jpgSee artillery demonstrations at Gathland State Park and learn about the Battle of South Mountain. Read More

  • Gathland State Park

    900 Arnoldtown Road
    Jefferson, MD 21755

Civil War Church Service

  • August 25 at 1 PM

Kirk Callison and Maria Callison.jpgAttend a Civil War-style, nondenominational church service at Historic Rocky Springs Chapel. Read More

  • Historic Rocky Springs Chapel

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

Confederate Living History Weekend

  • August 25 at 11 AM

artillery2.jpgSee cannon and musket firing demonstrations and walk through an encampment at Antietam National Battlefield. Read More

  • Antietam National Battlefield

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

John Schildt – “People and Places at Antietam”

  • August 28 at 7 PM

RevJohn.jpgReverend John Schildt will present the final lecture of the Jacob Rohrbach Inn's Summer Lecture Series. Read More

  • Jacob Rohrbach Inn

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

Twilight Hike

  • August 31 at 7:30 PM

monocacy nb.JPGTake a night hike and look for wildlife with a ranger on Monocacy National Battlefield. Read More

  • Gambrill Mill - Monocacy National Battlefield

    4801 Urbana Pike
    Frederick, MD 21704
  • Website
    301-662-3515

Frederick Occupied: A Downtown Frederick Walking Tour

  • September 7 at 3 PM

Frederick occupied.jpgFor one week in September 1862, the Army of Northern Virginia occupied Frederick, Maryland. Learn more about that week during the National Museum of Civil War Medicine's September First Saturday walking tour. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

4th Annual Rally Day Fundraiser

  • September 7 at 10:30 AM

Capture.PNGJoin the Friends of Tolson's Chapel for Rally Day, the annual fundraiser to support their mission to preserve and interpret the important history of Tolson's Chapel and its people. Read More

  • Tolson's Chapel

    111 E. High St.
    Sharpsburg, MD 21782
  • Website
    240-452-7389

Walking Tour: Lost History of Frederick Douglass in Hagerstown

  • September 7 at 8:45 and 10:15 AM

FD Lecture _ Hagerstown _ Daily News _ April 27, 1879  (1).jpgWalk downtown Hagerstown and see the places visited by Frederick Douglass in 1879. Read More

Images of War – The Evolution of Wartime Censorship

  • September 14 at 11 AM

Dead at Antietam stero.jpgSee Alexander Gardner’s Antietam photographs where the images were taken and hear from the creator of “War On Our Doorsteps” as he speaks about war-time censorship throughout American history. Read More

  • Pry House Field Hospital Museum

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

157th Anniversary of The Battle of Antietam Commemoration Weekend

  • September 14 at 9 AM

antietamanniversary.jpgVisit Antietam National Battlefield to commemorate the 157th anniversary of the battle with living history, hikes, tours, and talks. Read More

  • Antietam National Battlefield

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

157th Anniversary of The Battle of Antietam Commemoration Weekend

  • September 15 at 9 AM

antietamanniversary.jpgVisit Antietam National Battlefield to commemorate the 157th anniversary of the battle with living history, hikes, tours, and talks. Read More

  • Antietam National Battlefield

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

Aftermath of Battle Weekend

  • September 20 at 9 AM

sanitary.jpgDiscover what the battlefield would have been like after the firing had ceased at Antietam. Read More

  • Antietam National Battlefield

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

One Vast Adventure – Frederick for Ransom

  • September 21 at 11:30 AM

Frederick occupied givecloud (1).jpgLearn history by living it in Frederick on Saturday September 21 for a one-of-a-kind entertainment experience spanning the entirety of downtown. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

Aftermath of Battle Weekend

  • September 21 at 9 AM

sanitary.jpgDiscover what the battlefield would have been like after the firing had ceased at Antietam. Read More

  • Antietam National Battlefield

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

  • Newcomer House

    18422 Shepherdstown Pike
    Keedysville, MD 21756
  • Website

Aftermath of Battle Weekend

  • September 22 at 9 AM

sanitary.jpgDiscover what the battlefield would have been like after the firing had ceased at Antietam. Read More

  • Antietam National Battlefield

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

Frederick County Civil War Roundtable Meeting

  • September 25 at 6:45 PM

resized cwrt.jpgFeaturing author and historian Michael K. Shaffer presenting "In Memory of Self and Comrades," the recollections of Thomas W. Colley of the 1st Virginia Cavalry. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

    48 East Patrick Street
    Frederick, MD 21701
  • Website

Searching for Black Confederates: The Civil War's Most Persistent Myth

  • September 26 at 7 PM

Levin talk graphic.pngHistorian Kevin Levin will discuss his recent book and research into the myth of the black Confederate soldier. Read More

  • Hood College

    Hodsen Auditorium in Rosenstock Hall
    400 Ferndale Ave.
    Frederick, MD 21701
  • Website

Death and Destruction in Downtown Frederick – First Saturday Walking Tour

  • October 5 at 3 PM

death and destruction donorshops.jpgWar came to Frederick in 1861 – a four year nightmare ensued.

Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

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