Calendar of Events

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Crafting History- Adult Camp

  • June 18-22 at 9 AM

rose hill manor.jpgTry your hand at traditional crafts over several days at Rose Hill Manor Park. Read More

  • Children's Museum of Rose Hill Manor Park

    1611 N. Market St.
    Frederick, MD 21701
  • Website
    301-600-2743
    $

Artillery Programs

  • June 23 at 11 AM

Watch living history volunteers present an artillery demonstration at Antietam National Battlefield. Read More

  • Antietam National Battlefield

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

Textile Workshop by Colonial Williamsburg Curator

  • June 23 at 10 AM

quilt.jpgLearn from an expert how to preserve antique textiles at home with this workshop at Heritage Frederick Read More

  • Heritage Frederick

    24 E. Church Street
    Frederick, MD 21701
  • Website
    301-663-1188
    $

Newcomer House Porch Program: Do You Have Hidden Treasures at Home?

  • June 23 at 11 AM

chiltonprogram.jpgBring in family heirlooms to discuss with an expert at the June Newcomer House Porch Program. Read More

  • Newcomer House

    18422 Shepherdstown Pike
    Keedysville, MD 21756
  • Website

Women Soldiers in the Civil War

  • June 23 & 24

Women Soldiers in CW.jpgLearn about the women who also waged the Civil War. Read More

  • Washington Monument State Park

    6620 Zittlestown Road
    Middletown, MD 21769
  • 301-842-0452

Remembering Africa in Western Maryland

  • June 23 at 2 PM

Emilie Amt flier (1).jpgLearn how the memory of Africa lived on in Western Maryland through the traditions of enslaved and free people of African descent. Read More

  • Tolson's Chapel

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

Corbit's Charge: Civil War Encampment

  • June 23 & 24

Capture.PNGCommemorate Corbit's Charge in Westminster with living history, guided tours, and special presentations. Read More

  • Historic Westminster City Hall

    1838 Emerald Hill Lane
    Westminster, MD 21157
  • Website

Living History Programs at Antietam

  • June 24

Watch artillery and infantry firing demonstrations from living historians at Antietam National Battlefield. Read More

  • Antietam National Battlefield

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

Summer Civil War Lecture Series

  • June 27 at 7 PM

revjohnimage.pngRev. John Schildt, Antietam Battlefield Guide and renowned local historian, will present the talk "Antietam Hospitals." Read More

  • Jacob Rohrbach Inn

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

Hagerstown Civil War Round Table Summer Picnic

  • June 28 at 5:30

Crampton Gap Arch.jpgThe summer picnic will feature a talk on the Battle of South Mountain at Crampton's Gap, a variety of summer picnic dishes, and a book raffle. Payment due in advance by June 19! Read More

  • Gathland State Park

    900 Arnoldstown Road
    Jefferson, MD 21755
  • Website
    301-766-9516
    $

To Garrison the Fort

  • June 29 & July 1, 10 AM

Fort_Frederick_Media_1024_680.jpgDiscover the story of over 1,000 British prisoners held at Fort Frederick during the American Revolutionary War. Read More

  • Fort Frederick State Park

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

Discovering Maryland's Civil War Trails and History

  • June 30 at 10 AM

Land Of  - Antietam Canons-credit-Helen-Norman.jpgVisit the Mason-Dixon Welcome Center-- only one mile south of Gettysburg-- to meet author and historian Charles W. Mitchell and learn about Maryland's Civil War Trails. Read More

  • Mason-Dixon Welcome Center

    17300 Catoctin Mountain Highway
    Emmitsburg, MD 21727
  • Website
    410-807-1906

Summer Civil War Lecture Series

  • July 4 at 7 PM

Dennis Frye lecture.jpgChief Historian at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, Dennis Frye, will discuss his new book, "Antietam Shadows: Mystery, Myth & Machination." Read More

  • Jacob Rohrbach Inn

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

Sharpsburg Founder's Day Celebration

  • July 7 at 9 AM

Sharpsburg Logo (1).jpgCelebrate 255 years of history at Sharpsburg's Founder's Day with food, music, and history. Read More

  • Sharpsburg

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

Sharpsburg Founder's Day Celebration- Drums Along the Antietam

  • July 7 at 10 AM

Founders Day schildt.jpgLook beyond the Battle of Antietam to learn the history of the town of Sharpsburg, before and after the Civil War. Read More

  • Sharpsburg

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

Sharpsburg Founder's Day Celebration- Antietam: The Aftermath

  • July 7 at 11 AM

Founders Day tedalexander.jpgLearn how the battle continued for the wounded of Antietam. Read More

  • Sharpsburg

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

Sharpsburg Founder's Day Celebration- The Sharpsburg Rifles

  • July 7 at 2:30 PM

Founders Day rifles.jpgLearn about the local militia company in Sharpsburg during the Civil War. Read More

  • Sharpsburg

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

Sharpsburg Founder’s Day Celebration- O.T. Reilly: Sharpsburg Relics and Remembrances

  • July 7 at 4 PM

Founders Day OT Reilly.pngJoin in Sharpsburg's Founder's Day Celebration and learn about O.T. Reilly, a witness to the Battle of Antietam and the first Antietam Battlefield guide. Read More

  • Sharpsburg

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

Aftermath: Reconstruction in Downtown Frederick

  • July 7 at 3 PM

freedmens bureau social1.jpgReconstruction brought immense social change to America in the aftermath of the Civil War. Explore how it impacted the citizens of Frederick, Maryland on a unique historic walking tour with the National Museum of Civil War Medicine and the Heart of the Civil War Heritage Area. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

154th Anniversary of the Battle of Monocacy

  • July 7 & 8

monocacy image.jpgCommemorate the 154th anniversary of the Battle of Monocacy with military and civilian living history, hands-on activities, and firing demonstrations. Read More

  • Monocacy National Battlefield

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

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