Calendar of Events

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Ongoing Opportunities

Tolson's Chapel and Tea

  • Throughout February

Washington_Tolsons Chapel springtime.JPGLearn about Tolson's Chapel, the spiritual and educational center of Sharpsburg's African-American community for 132 years, with a display. Read More

  • Sharpsburg Library

    106 East Main Street
    Sharpsburg, MD 21782
  • Website

Episode 5: Mercy Street Viewing Party in Frederick

  • February 21 at 7:00 PM

Mercy Street Ad.jpgJoin the National Museum of Civil War Medicine staff to watch and discuss the latest episode of the PBS hit series, Mercy Street. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

Box Lunch Talk: In Carrie's Footprints

  • February 21 at 12:00 PM

Hear from a Sykesville elder about his family's roots and his journey throughout the twentieth century. Read More

  • Grace Lutheran Church

    21 Carroll Street
    Westminster, MD 21157
  • Website
    443-366-9860

Documentary Premiere: "Laboring Sons"

  • February 21 at 6:00 PM

Laboring-Sons2-1 (1).jpgA documentary recalls the 180-year history of Frederick's Laboring Sons Beneficial Society. Read More

  • City Hall

    101 North Court Street
    Frederick, MD 21701
  • Website
    301-600-1385

"In Their Own Voices"

  • February 22 at 11:00 AM

In Their Own Voices actors from Silver Oak Academy.jpgStudents from Silver Oak Academy will present scenes from “Spirits of the Furnace” and serve food prepared from traditional recipes. Read More

  • Catoctin Furnace/Harriet Chapel Parish Hall

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

Pipe Creek Civil War Round Table Meeting

  • February 22 at 7:00 PM

263E781B-1DD8-B71C-070BE6486C8908F9-large.jpgBattlefield Guide Joe Mieczkowski will discuss the New York Draft Riots. Read More

  • Carroll Lutheran Village

    300 St. Luke Circle
    Westminster, MD 21158
  • Website
    443-974-5410

Remembering Africa in Western Maryland, 1750 - 1865

  • February 23 at 7:00 PM

s200_emilie.amt.jpgLearn how enslaved western Marylanders kept alive memories of Africa in this free Hood College Center for the Humanities program. Read More

  • Whitaker Commons, Hood College

    401 Rosemont Avenue
    Frederick, MD 21701
  • Website
    301-696-3211

Siege at Petersburg

  • February 23 at 6:30 PM

Explore the Civil War at Carroll Community College with a lecture on the Siege at Petersburg. Read More

  • Carroll Community College

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

Sherman Breaks the Back of the Confederacy

  • February 23 at 6:30 PM

Did Sherman's famous march to the sea break the back of the Confederacy? Read More

  • Carroll Community College

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

Hagerstown Civil War Round Table

  • February 23 at 7:30 PM

Learn about McNeill’s Rangers and the Capture of Generals Crook and Kelley. Read More

  • Ramada Plaza

    1718 Underpass Way
    Hagerstown, MD 21740
  • Website
    301-766-9516

U.S. Colored Troops Presentation

  • February 26 at 2:00 PM

black history month program 17.jpgBob O’Connor will discuss his research on United States Colored Troops in the Civil War. Read More

  • Carroll County Public Library Westminster Branch

    50 East Main Street
    Westminster, MD 21157
  • Website
    410-386-4490

Cornelia Hancock: A Civilian Volunteer Nurse in the Civil War

  • March 4 at 2:30 PM

Cornelia Hospital.jpgLearn about Cornelia Hancock, one of the best known and beloved nurses of the Army of the Potomac during the Civil War. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

Middletown's Town Talks: A 250th Commemorative Event

  • March 5 at 1:00 PM

250th_Facebook_header.jpgUncover the 250-year history of Middletown through a musical performance and small exhibition. Read More

  • Zion Lutheran Church

    107 West Main Street
    Middletown, MD 21769
  • Website
    301-371-6171

McCauley Lecture Series - Hunting the Gray Ghost: Finding John Mosby in the Potomac Frontier

  • March 6 at 7:00 PM

800px-ColonelJohnSMosbyPortrait.jpgVeteran educator and historian Richard Gillespie will discuss famed Confederate raider John Singleton Mosby. Read More

  • Washington County Free Library

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

Season Finale: Mercy Street Viewing Party in Frederick

  • March 7 at 7:00 PM

Episode 6.jpgJoin the National Museum of Civil War Medicine staff to watch and discuss the latest episode of the PBS hit series, Mercy Street. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

Historical Interpreters Workshop 2017

  • March 11 at 9:00 AM

Workshop (1).jpgA one-day symposium for Civil War scholars, living historians, and museum volunteers. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

Battlefield Hike: Irish Brigade at Antietam

  • March 18 at 1:00 PM

Washington_Antietam_Bloody Lane_5.JPGFollow the path of the Irish Brigade on the Sunken Road. Read More

  • Antietam National Battlefield

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

The Little Big Horn: Fact & Fiction

  • March 23 at 6:30 PM

Analyze this famous episode in American history. Read More

  • Carroll Community College

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

Hagerstown Civil War Round Table

  • March 23 at 7:30 PM

Burnside Bridge.jpgScott Patchan, a widely regarded authority on the 1864 Shenandoah Valley Campaign, will speak on the Battle of Piedmont, VA. Read More

  • Homewood Suites

    1650 Pullman Lane
    Hagerstown, MD 21740
  • Website
    301-766-9516
    $

Agent of Mercy: The Untold Story of Dr. Archibald S. Maxwell

  • March 25 at 2:30 PM

Agent of Mercy.jpgAuthor George C. Maxwell will discuss themes from his book about his Civil War Surgeon and Iowa State Sanitary Agent great-great-great grandfather, Dr. Archibald S. Maxwell. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

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