Calendar of Events

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Ongoing Opportunities

Walk a Mile in My Shoes: Historical Interpretation of Harriet Tubman

  • July 21 at 2:30 PM

Janice Curtis Green griot.jpgSee Harriet Tubman and hear her story, as portrayed by griot Janice Curtis Greene. Read More

  • Washington County Museum of Fine Arts

    401 Museum Drive
    Hagerstown, MD 21740
  • Website
    301-739-5727

Jim Rosebrock - Confederate artillery commanders at Antietam

  • July 24 at 7 PM

rosebrock (1).jpgJim Rosebrock will present on Confederate artillery commanders as part of the Jacob Rohrbach Inn's Summer Lecture Series. Read More

  • Jacob Rohrbach Inn

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

Twilight Hike

  • July 27 at 8:00 PM

monocacy nb.JPGTake a night hike and look for wildlife with a ranger on Monocacy National Battlefield. Read More

  • Gambrill Mill - Monocacy National Battlefield

    4801 Urbana Pike
    Frederick, MD 21704
  • Website
    301-662-3515

Civil War Sisters Stories

  • July 27 at 12:45 PM

canteen.PNGDiscover the ways sisters across the country were called to serve during the Civil War during this program at the National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton. Read More

  • National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton

    339 S. Seton Ave.
    Emmitsburg, MD 21727
  • Website
    301-447-6606

Union Artillery Weekend

  • July 27 at 11 AM

artilleryunion.jpgWatch artillery demonstrations throughout the day at Antietam National Battlefield. Read More

  • Antietam National Battlefield Visitor Center

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

Civil War Church Service

  • July 28 at 1 PM

Kirk Callison Preaching in Rocky Springs Chapel.JPGAttend a Civil War-style, nondenominational church service at Historic Rocky Springs Chapel. Read More

  • Historic Rocky Springs Chapel

    7817 Rocky Springs Road
    Frederick, MD 21702
  • Website
    240-439-4235

Union Artillery Weekend

  • July 28 at 11 AM

artilleryunion.jpgWatch artillery demonstrations throughout the day at Antietam National Battlefield. Read More

  • Antietam National Battlefield Visitor Center

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

Steve Stotelmyer – “John Pope at Antietam: His influence on the Maryland Campaign and the Final Attack at Antietam”

  • July 31 at 7 PM

stotelmyer.jpgAlthough Maj. Gen. John Pope no longer had control of Union forces by the time of the Battle of Antietam, he cast a large shadow over the Maryland Campaign. Part of the Jacob Rohrbach Inn's Summer Lecture Series. Read More

  • Jacob Rohrbach Inn

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

Embattled Freedom – Health and Medicine in Civil War Refugee Camps

  • August 3 at 1:30 PM

embattled freedom social.jpgTake a unique look at an understudied aspect of Civil War history – medical care in slave refugee camps.

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  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

African American Sites of Civil War Frederick – Downtown Walking Tour

  • August 3 at 3 PM

af am cw frederick.jpgThis walking tour of Downtown Frederick will provide visitors with a unique look into the city’s storied African American past. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

49th Annual Old-Fashioned Corn Festival Roast

  • August 3 at 11 AM

Corn-Roast-2014-buffalo.jpgEnjoy an old-fashioned corn roast at the historic Union Mills Homestead. Read More

  • Union Mills Homestead

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

Kevin Pawlak – “In the Wake of Antietam: The Loudoun Valley Campaign of 1862”

  • August 7 at 7 PM

Kevin-Pawlak.jpgKevin Pawlak, Director of Education for the Mosby Heritage Area Association, will present on campaign that followed the Battle of Antietam as part of the Jacob Rohrbach Inn's Summer Lecture Series. Read More

  • Jacob Rohrbach Inn

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

Culture & Cocktails: The C&O Canal with Jim Heins

  • August 9 at 6 PM

canal.jpgSip a spiced apple Moscow mule and learn about the history of the C&O Canal at the Washington County Historical Society. Read More

  • Miller House Museum

    135 W. Washington St.
    Hagerstown, MD 21740
  • Website
    301-797-8782
    $

Private Confederacies: The Emotional Worlds of Southern Men as Citizens and Soldiers

  • August 10 at 11 AM

broomall talk large.jpgDiscover how Confederate soldiers came to understand themselves, other men, and their families differently because of their military service.

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  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

Infantry & Artillery Living History Weekend

  • August 10-11 at 9:30 AM

SM_Artillery.jpgSee musket and artillery demonstrations at Monocacy National Battlefield. Read More

  • Monocacy National Battlefield

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

Living History Demonstrations

  • August 10 at 11 AM

union infantry.jpgSee infantry firing demonstrations and walk through an encampment at Antietam National Battlefield. Read More

  • Antietam National Battlefield

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

Living History Demonstrations

  • August 11 at 11 AM

union infantry.jpgSee infantry firing demonstrations and walk through an encampment at Antietam National Battlefield. Read More

  • Antietam National Battlefield

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

Matt Borders - “A Last Roll of the Dice: The Third Confederate Invasion of the North – 1864”

  • August 14 at 7 PM

Matt-Borders.jpgPark Ranger Matt Borders will talk about the 1864 Confederate Invasion of the North as part of the Jacob Rohrbach Inn's Summer Lecture Series. Read More

  • Jacob Rohrbach Inn

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

Historic House Tour

  • August 17 at 10 AM

MONO_150_TheMonocacyRegiment_BS_009-1.jpgTour the Thomas House on Monocacy National Battlefield and learn about the people who lived there. Read More

  • Thomas House

    4460
    Frederick, MD 21704
  • Website
    301-662-3515

Porch Program: Wet Plate Photography & Children's Sun Print Activity

  • August 24 & 25

calendar of events.pngSee wet plate photography in action and even purchase a portrait in nineteenth century style from John Milleker. Children are invited to try hands-on cyanotype- also known as sun print- making. Read More

  • Newcomer House

    18422 Shepherdstown Pike
    Keedysville, MD 21756
  • Website
    240-308-1740

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