Calendar of Events

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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
  • Website
    301-600-4031

Tolson's Chapel Rally Day 150th Anniversary

  • October 1 at 10:30 AM

Washington_Tolsons Chapel springtime.JPGCelebrating Tolson's Chapel's 150th anniversary with music, food, and other activities. Read More

  • Tolson's Chapel

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

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

150th Anniversary Celebration

  • October 13 at 3:00 PM

Washington_Rose Hill Cemetery_1.JPGCelebrate Hagerstown's oldest public cemetery, which arose when the community sought a place to bury their Civil War dead. Read More

  • Rose Hill Cemetery

    600 South Potomac Street
    Hagerstown, MD 21740
  • Website
    301-739-3630

Hager House Ghost Tours

  • October 14, 15, 21 & 22 at 7 PM

Hager House_Pmjpg.jpgTake a candlelit tour of the Hagerstown founder's 275 year old home--if you dare. Read More

  • Jonathan Hager House Museum in Hagerstown City Park

    110 Key Street
    Hagerstown, MD 21740
  • Website
    240-291-8850
    $

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

  • October 15 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

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
    $

James Garfield in the Civil War

  • October 20 at 7:15 PM

The Frederick County Civil War Roundtable will hear from historian Dan Vermilya about Garfield in the war. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

    48 East Patrick Street
    Frederick, MD 21701
  • Website

Spirits of the Furnace

  • October 22 at 7:00 PM

CFHS_Colliers House1.JPGTake a guided night tour through the historic Catoctin Iron Furnace and Village. Read More

  • Historic Village of Catoctin Furnace

    12610-12625 Catoctin Furnace Road
    Thurmont, MD 21788
  • Website
    443-463-6437
    $

Fall Battlefield Hike

  • October 22 at 12:00 PM

Monterey Pass.jpgEnjoy the fall colors at Monterey Pass Battlefield. Read More

  • Monterey Pass Battlefield Park and Museum

    14325 Buchanan Trail East
    Waynesboro, PA 17268
  • Website
    717-752-8102

Behind the Screams 2016

  • October 28 at 6:00 PM

Edited-Jake-and-Yorrick-300x199.jpgA lantern-led tour of Frederick’s most haunted building will uncover stories from the bloodiest American war. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

JEB Stuart's Cavalry

  • November 3 at 6:30 PM

Study the actions of J.E.B. Stuart and the Confederate Cavalry during the pivotal Gettysburg Campaign. Read More

  • Carroll Community College

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

Porch Program: Women Soldiers of the Civil War

  • November 12 at 11:30 AM & 2:30 PM

Audrey and Tracey.jpgAudrey Scanlan-Teller will discuss female soldiers of the Civil War on the porch of the Newcomer House. Read More

  • Newcomer House

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

Frederick’s Civil War Series – Spies in Frederick County

  • November 12 at 2:30 PM

201b9107-4126-490e-919c-e3d06ca20991.jpgHistorian Matt Borders will reveal the secret history of Frederick’s Civil War. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

Point Lookout

  • November 15 at 6:30 PM

Learn about Point Lookout, Maryland's infamous POW camp holding Confederate prisoners captured during the Battle of Gettysburg. Read More

  • Carroll Community College

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

Vicksburg

  • November 17 at 6:30 PM

See if historians are right about the importance of Vicksburg. Read More

  • Carroll Community College

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

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