Calendar of Events

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Ongoing Opportunities

Civil War Ghost Stories at the Inn

  • October 18 at 7 PM

markand julia.jpgGather round the campfire to hear ghost stories and tales of Sharpsburg during the Civil War. Read More

  • Jacob Rohrbach Inn

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

Spirited History at McClintock Distilling Company

  • October 18 at 6 PM

whiskey donorshops.jpgSpend an evening in Downtown Frederick with friends, history, and good spirits sponsored by the National Museum of Civil War Medicine. Read More

  • McClintock Distilling Company

    35 South Carroll Street
    Frederick, MD 21701
  • Website
    301-695-1864

President Lincoln Visits Two Wounded Union Generals

  • October 19 at 7 PM

Learn about President Abraham Lincoln's visit to two generals in the aftermath of Antietam. Read More

  • Sharpsburg Library

    106 East Main Street
    Sharpsburg, MD 21782
  • 301-432-8825

Frederick County Civil War Roundtable Meeting

  • October 19 at 6:45 PM

Battle of Falling Waters by George Franks.jpgAttend the October meeting of the Frederick County Civil War Roundtable. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

    48 East Patrick Street
    Frederick, MD 21701
  • Website

Battlefield Hikes

  • Saturday, October 21

Monocacy Battlefield 121.jpgFollow in the footsteps of the troops who fought the "Battle That Saved Washington." Read More

  • Monocacy National Battlefield Visitor Center

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

Civil War Church Service

  • October 21 at 1 PM

Chaplain Scott Sturdivant.jpgAttend a Civil War-era church service at Historic Rocky Springs Chapel. Read More

  • Historic Rocky Springs Chapel

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

Colporteurs in the Confederate Army & The Home Front: North and South

  • October 21 at 2 PM

CW Church Service 23 Sep 2017-thirty-one.jpgLearn how colporteurs operated during the Civil War and discover the war's impact on the homefront in the North and South. Read More

  • Historic Rocky Springs Chapel Grounds

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

Spirits at the Furnace

  • October 21 at 6:30 PM

catoctinspirits.PNGVisit the Catoctin Furnace and Village by night in this special tour. Read More

  • Catoctin Furnace Historical Society

    12525 Catoctin Furnace Rd
    Thurmont, MD
  • Website
    443-629-8661
    $

Strange Tales of Civil War Medicine at the Pry House

  • October 22 at 3 PM

Operating in Barn social media.jpgJoin the staff and volunteers of the National Museum of Civil War Medicine at the Pry House to hear tales of the Civil War that are stranger than fiction. Read More

  • Pry House Field Hospital Museum

    18906 Shepherdstown Pike
    Keedysville, MD 21756
  • Website
    301-695-1864

Hagerstown Civil War Round Table Lecture

  • October 26 at 7:30 PM

Burnside Bridge.jpgJoin the Hagerstown Civil War Round Table at their October meeting. Read More

  • Homewood Suites

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

Strange Cases and Painful Peculiarities – After Hours Tour at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine

  • October 27, 6 PM to 9 PM

Strange Cases carousel.jpgJoin the staff and volunteers of the National Museum of Civil War Medicine for an “After Hours” tour highlighting cases of “painful peculiarity.” Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

Wine & Ghost Spirits

  • October 27 at 6:30 PM

socialmediapic.jpgHear historical tales of hometown hauntings while sipping mulled wine at Catoctin Breeze Vineyard. Read More

  • Catoctin Breeze Vineyard

    15010 Roddy Road
    Thurmont, MD 21788
  • Website
    240-578-3831
    $

Haunted History - After Hours Tour at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine

  • October 31 at 7 PM

Haunted History Carousel.jpgHear ghostly tales from the past while touring the darkened galleries of the “most haunted building in Frederick” on Halloween Night. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

Sharpsburg and Environs: "A Tossed and Broken Sort of Place"

  • November 2 at 7 PM

Retired Chief Historian of Antietam National Battlefield Ted Alexander will discuss Sharpsburg before the Battle of Antietam. Read More

  • Sharpsburg Library

    106 East Main Street
    Sharpsburg, MD 21782
  • 301-432-8825

Porch Program: 19th Century Photography

  • November 4

PORCH PROGRAMS.jpgExplore the role of photography during the Civil War with John Milleker. Read More

  • Newcomer House

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

Civil War Soldiers and Their Quilts

  • November 4 at 2:30 PM

Quilts.jpgQuilts played an important role in the lives of Civil War soldiers and their families on the home front. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

Civil War Church Service

  • November 11 at 1 PM

CW Church Service 23 Sep 2017-ten.jpgAttend a Civil War church service in a historic chapel. Read More

  • Historic Rocky Springs Chapel

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

Colporteurs and the Confederate Army & The Home Front: North and South

  • November 11 at 2 PM

bCW Church Service 23 Sep 2017-thirty.jpgFind out how colporteurs operated in the Confederate Army and learn about life on the home front in the North and South during the Civil War. Read More

  • Historic Rocky Springs Chapel Grounds

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

Clara Barton and Andersonville – Young Historians Series

  • November 11 at 2:30 PM

Barton Andersonville social.jpgLearn how Clara Barton's public work helped shape the memory of Andersonville, one of the most notorious prison camps of the Civil War. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

After the War Ends: Preserving Reconstruction Era History in Border State Maryland

  • November 13 at 7 PM

save the date graphic calendar of events.jpgAttend the Heart of the Civil War Heritage Area's annual meeting, with speaker Dr. Turkiya L. Lowe, Chief Historian of the National Park Service Read More

  • Frederick Community College Conference Center

    7932 Opossumtown Pike
    Frederick, MD 21702
  • Website
    301-600-4031

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