Calendar of Events

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National Park Week at Monocacy

  • April 18 to 26

Events_generic2.jpgKick off the National Park Service's centennial celebration with family-friendly activities at the battlefield. Read More

  • Monocacy National Battlefield

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

The Folk Music of African Americans at Auburn

  • April 26 at 3:00 PM

Experience a concert of African American folk music at Auburn, an 1805 manor in northern Frederick County, hosted by the Catoctin Furnace Historical Society, Inc. Read More

  • Auburn

    12320 Auburn Road
    Thurmont, MD 21788
  • Website
    443-463-6437
    $

Meet the author: Bob O'Connor

  • April 27 at 7:00 PM

Meet the author of "The Virginian Who Might Have Saved Lincoln" Read More

  • Washington County Free Library Community Room

    100 South Potomac Street
    Hagerstown, MD 21740
  • Website
    301-739-3250

Washington County Museum Ramble

  • Weekends in May

Events_generic.jpgSpend your weekends in May exploring nearly 30 museums and historic sites throughout Washington County. Read More

  • Across Washington County

  • Website
    301-733-3638

Civil War Living History Reenactment

  • May 2-3

Events_LivingHistory.jpgEnjoy the Farm Museum's annual living history weekend with the theme of “Homecoming – Soldiers Return From War” Read More

  • Carroll County Farm Museum

    500 S. Center Street
    Westminster, MD 21157
  • Website
    410-386-3880
    $

The Confederate States Medical Service

  • May 2 at 2:30 PM

Events_NMCWM.jpgMark Quattrock will speak about the Confederate State Medical Service. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

The End of the Civil War: Return to the New Normalcy

  • May 4 and 11 at 6:30 PM

Reconstruction.jpgSam Piazza will explore the postwar careers of Civil War soldiers and the plight of newly emancipated Americans during Reconstruction. Read More

  • Carroll Community College

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

Spring in the Village

  • May 9 at 10:00 AM

Ring in the spring season with crafts, flowers, refreshments, and activities at Catoctin Furnace Read More

  • Village of Catoctin Furnace

    12607 Catoctin Furnace Road
    Thurmont, MD 21788
  • Website
    410-243-2626

The Civil War in Carroll County: 1865 Exhibit Opening

  • May 16 from 10 to 4

Events_FamilyFriendly.jpgThis exhibit commemorates Carroll County’s prominent role in the War. Read More

  • Historical Society of Carroll County

    210 East Main Street
    Westminster, MD 21157
  • Website
    410-848-6494

Frederick County Civil War Roundtable: Joseph V. Collins

  • May 21 at 7:30 PM

Learn about the Battle of West Frederick on July 7, 1864. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

Last Full Measure of Devotion

  • Memorial Day Weekend

monocacy battlefld vc.jpgFlag display honoring casualties of the battle. Read More

  • Monocacy National Battlefield

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

Confederate Surgeon Living History

  • May 23 at 11:00 AM

Events_LivingHistory.jpgMembers of the 42nd Mississippi Infantry Co. will discuss the uniforms, weapons, food, and daily life for Confederate soldiers. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

Civil War Reenactors

  • May 23 at 11:00 AM

Events_LivingHistory.jpgExperience the sounds of the Civil War with Union and Confederate reenactors on the rails. Read More

  • Walkersville Southern Railroad

    34 West Pennsylvania Avenue
    Walkersville, MD 21793
  • Website
    301-898-0899
    $

Managing the Civil War: Administration and Bureaucracy in the War

  • June 6 at 2:30 PM

Events_NMCWM.jpgMichael Schaffner will speak on military administration and logistics, an oft-overlooked but important part of the Civil War. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

The Fight for Little Round Top and Devil's Den, July 2, 1863

  • June 11 at 6:30 & June 13 at 1:00 PM

Join instructor Phillip Muskett for a trip to Gettysburg National Military Park through Carroll Community College. Read More

  • Carroll Community College

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

Trial of the Lincoln Conspirators

  • June 13

LewWallace.jpgLearn about General Wallace's role on the commission that tried the conspirators. Read More

  • Monocacy National Battlefield

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

The Road Home After the Fighting Ended: How Johnny Reb and Billy Yank Got Home

  • June 18 at 6:30 PM

Instructor David Booz will discuss both Northern and Southern soldiers' return home from War. Read More

  • Carroll Community College

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

Screening of "The Conspirator"

  • June 26 at 7:00 PM

Mark the 150th anniversary of the conspirators' trial by watching this film. Read More

  • Bridge of Life Church

Corbits Charge Civil War Living History Encampment

  • June 27-28

Events_FamilyFriendly.jpgBring the whole family for an exciting weekend of living history demonstrations. Read More

  • Center Street across from the county office building

    225 North Center Street
    Westminster, MD 21157
  • Website
    443-340-8204

The Sultana Disaster

  • July 2 at 7:00 PM

Events_NMCWM.jpgWas the sinking of the steamship Sultana caused by greed or simple incompetence? Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

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