Calendar of Events

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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

Thunder on the Mountain

  • May 31 at 11 AM

Thunder on the Mountain.jpgLearn about the important role artillery played in the Battle of South Mountain with cannon firing demonstrations. Read More

  • Washington Monument State Park

    6620 Zittlestown Road
    Middletown, MD 21769
  • 301-432-8065
    $

The Development of the Hospital System During the Civil War

  • June 3 at 7:00 PM

The Sons of Confederate Veterans host a presentation by Dr. John Rathgeb of the National Museum of Civil War Medicine. Read More

  • Sharpsburg Town Hall

    106 East Main Street
    Sharpsburg, MD 21782
  • 301-992-3122

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: Lecture

  • June 13 at 4:00 PM

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

  • Monocacy National Battlefield: Thomas House

    4460 Baker Valley Road
    Frederick, MD 21704
  • Website
    301-662-3515

Trial of the Lincoln Conspirators: Film

  • June 13 at 7:00 PM

LewWallace.jpgWatch "The Conspirator" in the historic Thomas Barn at Monocacy. Read More

  • Monocacy National Battlefield: Thomas Barn

    4460 Baker Valley Road
    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
    $

Easels in Frederick - Grand Exhibition

  • June 20 at 1:00 PM

ChristineLashley.jpgAn exhibition will include 100+ original plein-air paintings of Frederick County. Read More

  • William Talley Rec Center

    121 N. Bentz Street
    Frederick, MD 21701
  • Website
    301-663-4641

Easels in Frederick – Quick Draw Contest

  • June 20 at 9:30 AM

ChristineLashley.jpgCapture Frederick's historic public buildings, churches and homes--which served as hospitals during the Civil War--on canvas. Read More

  • Downtown Frederick

    Market, Church and East Streets
    Frederick, MD 21701
  • Website
    301-663-4641
    $

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

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

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

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

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
    $

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