Calendar of Events

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Virtual: Dr. Edward Stonestreet and 19th Century Medicine

  • July 15 at 8 PM

Stonestreet.jpgLearn about the Stonestreet Museum of 19th Century Medicine in Rockville and Dr. Edward Stonestreet during this conversation between Clarence Hickey and the National Museum of Civil War Medicine's Jake Wynn. Read More

  • Facebook Live - National Museum of Civil War Medicine

  • Website

One Vast Hospital Walking Tour

  • July 18 at 11 AM

brad-walking-tour-2018.jpgTake a walking tour of Downtown Frederick with the National Museum of Civil War Medicine. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

50th Annual Old-Fashioned Corn Roast Festival

  • August 1 at 11 AM

corn roast.PNGEnjoy an old-fashioned meal at historic Union Mills Homestead and explore the historic grounds. Read More

  • Union Mills Homestead

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

Hidden History: Slavery at Monocacy

  • August 2 at 1 PM

best farm grain.jpgLearn about the remarkable history of slavery on Monocacy National Battlefield's Best Farm, once known as L'Hermitage. Read More

  • Monocacy National Battlefield

    Best Farm (Tour Stop #1)
    Frederick, MD 21701
  • Website
    301-662-3515

Antietam Battlefield Guide Program: Benjamain F Davis – A Life in Service of His Country

  • August 8 at 2 PM

Benjamin Franklin grimes Davis.jpgJoin Antietam Battlefield Guide Sharon Murray to discover the incredible career of federal cavalryman Benjamin Franklin “Grimes” Davis Read More

  • Pry House Field Hospital Museum

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

Civil War Foods Talk

  • August 15 at 11:30 AM

CW_soldiers_eating_LOC.jpgThe August Newcomer House Porch Program will feature Londa Starliper discussing what soldiers at during the Civil War and popular dishes of the period. Read More

  • Newcomer House

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

Flowers to Pharmaceuticals – Civil War Medicinal Gardens

  • August 15 at 11 AM

Garden-Greg.jpgFind out more about the natural remedies used to treat illness during the Civil War.
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  • Pry House Field Hospital Museum

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

Historic House Tours - Thomas House

  • August 15 at 10 AM

historic house tours.jpgGet a rare peek inside one of the historic houses on Monocacy National Battlefield. Read More

  • Thomas House (Tour Stop #4)

    Monocacy National Battlefield
    Frederick, MD 21701
  • Website
    301-662-3515

Forged in Iron and Bone: Unveiling Faces of the Enslaved

  • August 19 at 6 PM

Smaller_back of heads.jpgSee the forensic facial reconstructions of two enslaved African Americans from Catoctin Furnace at this unveiling event. Read More

  • Delaplaine Visual Arts Center

    80 South Carroll Street
    Frederick, MD 21701
  • Website
    443-463-6437
    $

Living History Weekend

  • August 22 & 23 at 10 AM

living history monocacy.jpgSee firing demonstrations on Monocacy National Battlefield during August's living history weekend. Read More

  • Monocacy National Battlefield Visitor Center

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

Maryland Iron Festival

  • August 22 & 23 at 10 AM

Steve Blacksmithing.jpgJoin the Catoctin Furnace Historical Society for this free, family-focused event with food and beverages, music, hands-on activities and more. Read More

  • Historic Catoctin Furnace Village

    12607 Catoctin Furnace Rd
    Thurmont, MD 21788
  • Website
    443-463-6437

Confederate Living History Weekend

  • August 22 & 23 at 11 AM

cmf.jpgLiving history volunteers will provide demonstrations of cannon and musket firing throughout the weekend at Antietam National Battlefield. Read More

  • Antietam National Battlefield (Tour Stop 2)

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

National Park Service Founders Day

  • August 25 at 9 AM

best farm.jpgCelebrate 104 years of the National Park Service with a gathering at Monocacy National Battlefield. Read More

  • Monocacy National Battlefield

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

Beasts of Burden: Animals and the Civil War

  • August 29 at 2 PM

CW Horses.jpgLearn about the surprising and important impact animals had during the Civil War and in the military today.

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  • Pry House Field Hospital Museum

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

Twilight Hikes

  • August 29 at 7:15 PM

deer cannon.jpgTake a hike after dark with a ranger on Monocacy National Battlefield. Read More

  • Monocacy National Battlefield

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

Antietam Kayak & Brunch

  • August 30 at 11:30 AM

kayak.PNGKayak Antietam Creek with a knowledgeable guide and see the battlefield from a new perspective. Read More

  • River & Trail Outfitters - Meeting at the Newcomer House

    18422 Shepherdstown Pike
    Keedysville, MD 21756
  • Website
    301-834-9950
    $

The Marines Have Landed

  • September 5 & 6 at 10 AM

mumma farm.jpgThis living history program will feature U. S. Marines representing the contingent of “Leathernecks” who marched to the battlefield in 1924 for training maneuvers. Read More

  • Antietam National Battlefield (Tour Stop 6)

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

Antietam Battlefield Guide Program: Reevaluating General George McClellan

  • September 12 at 2 PM

George_B_McClellan wiki.jpgCome to the Pry House to hear Antietam Guide Steven R. Stotelmyer discuss the misunderstood General McClellan Read More

  • Pry House Field Hospital Museum

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

Historic House Tours - Best House

  • September 12 at 10 AM

historic house tours.jpgGet a rare peek inside one of the historic houses on Monocacy National Battlefield. Read More

  • Best House (Tour Stop #1)

    Monocacy National Battlefield
    Frederick, MD 21701
  • Website
    301-662-3515

Prelude to Battle Hike

  • September 16 at 6 PM

prelude hike.jpgGo for an evening hike on Antietam National Battlefield with a ranger. Read More

  • Antietam National Battlefield

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

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