Calendar of Events

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Artillery Weekend

  • August 27 & 28

15085640907_8a17c53817_b.jpgLiving historians will demonstrate Civil War artillery at Antietam National Battlefield. Read More

  • Antietam National Battlefield

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

Maryland Campaign Lecture Series: Four Days in October

  • August 31 at 7:00 PM

Events_generic.jpgJohn Schildt will discuss "Four Days in October" in this free lecture series on the grounds of the Jacob Rohrbach Inn. Read More

  • Jacob Rohrbach Inn

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

First Saturday Walking Tour: To Antietam and Back

  • September 3 at 3:00 PM

McClellanFrederickCover-1024x379.jpgTake a guided walking tour of downtown Frederick, focusing on the city’s role in the Maryland Campaign of 1862. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

The Battle of Shepherdstown Ford, September 19 and 20, 1862

  • September 6 at 6:45 PM

antietam-battlefield.jpgDr. Tom Clemens, an expert on the Battle of Antietam, will give a presentation on the Battle of Shepherdstown Ford. Read More

  • Byrd Center for Congressional History and Education at Shepherd University

    213 N. King Street
    Shepherdstown, WV 25443
  • Website
    304-876-0910

Frederick Civil War Series – “George B. Delaplaine, Jr: A Peerless Legacy” Film

  • September 10 at 2:30 PM

3f27e77c-19ec-4d26-8fc1-4e94212f7c4e.jpgA locally-produced film examines the life of a steadfast supporter of history in the Heart of the Civil War. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

General DH Hill and the Lost Orders Controversy

  • September 10 at 11:00 AM

Learn the story of the infamous Special Order 191 and General Hill’s attempt at rescuing his reputation. Read More

  • C. Burr Artz Public Library

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

Historic Window Workshop

  • September 17 at 1 PM

cozy-cabin-window-douglas-claytor.jpgLearn historic window restoration at a hands-on educational 1/2 day workshop in Thurmont. Read More

  • Thurmont Historical Society

    11 N. Church Street
    Thurmont, MD 21788
  • Website
    $

Porch Program: 19th Century Medical Practices

  • September 17 at 11:30 & 2:30

Newcomer Porch Program Graphic.jpgMeet Civil War surgeon Dr. Edward Stonestreet and learn about 19th century medical techniques on the battlefield and in the hospital. Read More

  • Newcomer House

    18422 Shepherdstown Pike
    Keedysville, MD 21756
  • 301-600-4031

154th Battle Anniversary Weekend at Antietam

  • September 17 & 18

25BDBDD0-1DD8-B71C-07CC25768232881C-large.jpgCommemorate the 154th anniversary of the bloodiest one-day battle in American history. Read More

  • Antietam National Battlefield

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

Maryland Microbrewery Festival 2016

  • September 24 at 11:00 AM

Enjoy handcrafted and distinctive microbrews on the grounds of the historic Union Mills Homestead. Read More

  • Union Mills Homestead

    3311 Littlestown Pike
    Westminster, MD 21157
  • Website
    410-848-2288
    $

Aftermath of Battle Living History Weekend

  • September 24 & 25

25E17929-1DD8-B71C-076A8A2AB658A12A-large.jpgLiving historians will tell the story of the United States Sanitary Commission at Antietam. Read More

  • Antietam National Battlefield

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

National Public Lands Day

  • September 24

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

Heart of the Civil War Geotrail Kick-off

  • October 1 at 10:00 AM

Join fellow geocachers at the launch of the new Heart of the Civil War Geotrail. Read More

  • Frederick Visitor Center

    151 S. East Street
    Frederick, MD 21701
  • 301-600-4031

First Saturday Walking Tour: Death and Destruction in Downtown Frederick

  • October 1 at 3:00 PM

Embalming-Dr.-BurrCover-1024x379.jpgTake a guided walking tour of downtown Frederick exploring the horrors of war that were wrought to the city between 1861 and 1865. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

Fall Star Party

  • October 7 & 8 at 6:30 PM

5.JPGView the night sky around Antietam through the telescopes of the TriState Astronomers. Read More

  • Antietam National Battlefield Visitor

    5831 Dunker Church Road
    Sharpsburg, MD 21782
  • Website
    301-988-9828

Porch Program: Period Photography

  • October 8 starting at 11:30

Newcomer Porch Program Graphic.jpgLearn about photography during the Civil War through a wet plate demonstration by John Milleker. Read More

  • Newcomer House

    18422 Shepherdstown Pike
    Keedysville, MD 21756
  • 301-600-4031

Living History Weekend

  • October 8 & 9

263E781B-1DD8-B71C-070BE6486C8908F9-large.jpgLiving historians will recreate experiences of 124th New York Infantry soldiers. Read More

  • Antietam National Battlefield

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

Frederick’s Civil War Series – African American History at Monocacy

  • October 15 at 2:30 PM

IMG_0289.JPGTracy Evans will detail the incredible story of African Americans at Monocacy. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

Battlefield Hikes & a Movie

  • October 15

Monocacy_ThomasBarn2.JPGWalk in the footsteps of the Civil War soldiers & enjoy a movie in the historic Thomas Barn. Read More

  • Monocacy National Battlefield

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

Antietam in the Morning

  • October 20 at 6:30 PM

David Booz will describe the bloodiest single day in American history. Read More

  • Carroll Community College

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

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