Calendar of Events

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152nd Commemoration of the Battle of Monterey Pass

  • July 3-5

Learn more about the only Civil War battle to take place on both sides of the Mason Dixon Line. Read More

  • Monterey Pass Battlefield Park & Museum

    14325 Buchanan Trail East
    Waynesboro, PA 17268
  • Website

Civil War Walking Tour

  • July 5 at 1:30 PM

Events_TaneyHouse.JPGLearn about the historic events that happened in Frederick in 1865 as the Civil War ended, as well as an overview of Frederick's rich history. Read More

  • Historical Society of Frederick County

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

Medical Stories from the Pension Records of the Civil War

  • July 9 at 7:00 PM

Wunderlich.jpgLearn about Civil War veterans and their families from the federal government's pension records. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

151st Battle of Monocacy Commemoration

  • July 11-12

Events_generic2.jpgLiving history, hikes, ranger programs, and a concert will mark the 151st anniversary of the Battle of Monocacy. Read More

  • Monocacy National Battlefield

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

Kids' Early Photography Workshop

  • July 15 at 9:00 AM

AnnaAtkinsCyanotype.jpgChildren ages 5 to 15 will discover pinhole cameras, cyanotypes and anthotypes through this hands-on photography workshop. Read More

  • Pry House Field Hospital Museum

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

The Maryland Line Confederate Veterans Home

  • July 16 at 7:00 PM

Events_NMCWM.jpgHear Dan Toomey speak about the Confederate soldiers' home in Pikesville, in operation until 1932. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

Civil War Encampment

  • July 18 and 19

Carroll_UnionMills_1.JPGUnion Mills Homestead & Grist Mill hosts an annual Civil War encampment, including a period dance. Read More

  • Union Mills Homestead & Grist Mill

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

Clara Barton to the Rescue: Bringing Relief to the Wounded of Antietam

  • July 18 at 11:00 AM

Pry House contemporary.jpgLiving historians will share Clara Barton’s experiences at the Battle of Antietam on the grounds of the Pry House. Read More

  • Pry House Field Hospital Museum

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

Civil War Medicine: Hollywood Vs. History

  • July 23 at 7:00 PM

Events_NMCWM.jpgHear the museum's founder discuss six films and their impact on the public's perception of Civil War Medicine. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

On the Border of Freedom: African American History in Frederick County

  • July 25 at 10:00 AM

Events_TaneyHouse.JPGExplore Frederick's rich African American history starting at the Taney House. Read More

  • Roger Brooke Taney House

    121 South Bentz Street
    Frederick, MD 21701
  • Website
    301-663-1188
    $

Military Medicine in Wars of the 19th Century

  • July 30 at 7:00 PM

Church CW Hospital_thumb.jpgDr. James Tent will examine how military medicine transformed during the 19th century. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

Civil War Walking Tour

  • August 1 at 1:30 PM

Events_TaneyHouse.JPGLearn about the historic events that happened in Frederick in 1865 as the Civil War ended, as well as an overview of Frederick's rich history. Read More

  • Historical Society of Frederick County

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

If These Walls Could Talk

  • August 8-9

Events_generic2.jpgExplore historic architecture through archaeology, period music, and tours around historic homes at Monocacy. Read More

  • Monocacy National Battlefield

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

On the Border of Freedom: African American History in Frederick County

  • August 22 at 10:00 AM

Events_TaneyHouse.JPGExplore Frederick's rich African American history starting at the Taney House. Read More

  • Roger Brooke Taney House

    121 South Bentz Street
    Frederick, MD 21701
  • Website
    301-663-1188
    $

A Night at the Museum: A Private Soldier's War

  • September 4 @ 5:30 PM

peleg.jpgLiving historians will recount the experiences of Civil War soldier Peleg Bradford in this special after-hours tour. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

Civil War Walking Tour

  • September 5 at 1:30 PM

Events_TaneyHouse.JPGLearn about the historic events that happened in Frederick in 1865 as the Civil War ended, as well as an overview of Frederick's rich history. Read More

  • Historical Society of Frederick County

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

The 27th Indiana and Lee's Lost Orders

  • September 12-13

Events_generic2.jpgOn September 13, 1862, soldiers of the 27th Indiana found an envelope containing a copy of Special Orders 191. This find was a gamechanger in the Maryland Campaign. Read More

  • Monocacy National Battlefield

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

153rd Anniversary of the Battle of Antietam

  • September 19-20

desk image.jpgLearn about the role of Civil War medicine in the Battle of Antietam, interact with living historians, and get your photograph taken with authentic wet-plate technology. Read More

  • Pry House Field Hospital Museum

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

Author Talk and Signing with Karen Abbott

  • September 24 at 7:00 PM

LiarTemptressSoldierSpy_PB_c.JPGMeet Karen Abbott, author of "Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy: Four Women Undercover in the Civil War," in Frederick Read More

  • C. Burr Artz Library Community Room

    110 East Patrick Street
    Frederick, MD 21701
  • Website
    301-695-2500

National Public Lands Day

  • September 26

Events_generic2.jpgMake a difference in your national park by helping with a service project on National Public Lands Day. Read More

  • Monocacy National Battlefield

    5201 Urbana Pike
    Frederick, MD 21701
  • Website
    301-662-3515

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