Calendar of Events

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Washington County Museum Ramble

  • April 30-May 29

Boonsboro Trolley Museum_1.JPGAn opportunity to visit 27 museums and historic sites at a self-guided pace throughout the month of May. Read More

  • 27 locations across Washington County

  • Website
    301-733-3638

Meet the NPS Bison Mascot

  • May 5 at 10:15 AM

Events_generic2.jpgMeet NPS mascot Buddy the Bison with a Monocacy National Battlefield ranger at a local library. Read More

  • C. Burr Artz Public Library

    110 E Patrick St
    Frederick, MD 21701
  • Website
    301-662-3515

Porch Program: Women of Antietam

  • May 7 at 11:30 AM & 1:30 PM

Newcomer Porch Program Graphic.jpgCivil War medicine expert Betsy Estilow will discuss the role of nurses and other women at Antietam on the porch of the Newcomer House. Read More

  • Newcomer House

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

Living History Reenactment: The Battle of Big Bethel

  • May 7-8 at 10:00 AM

Events_FamilyFriendly.jpgInteractive living history demonstrations will offer visitors a glimpse of daily life in Civil War encampments. Read More

  • Carroll County Farm Museum

    500 S. Center Street
    Westminster, MD 21157
  • Website
    410-386-3880
    $

Centennial Volunteer Project

  • May 7

FYP for Web_2.jpgBeautification projects will preserve the battlefield for future generations. Read More

  • Monocacy National Battlefield

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

The First Year: Frederick in 1861

  • May 7 at 3:00 PM

frederick-maryland.jpgJoin the National Museum of Civil War Medicine for a walking tour of downtown Frederick, focusing on the city during the first year of the Civil War. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

    48 East Patrick Street
    Frederick, MD 21701
  • Website
    301-695-1865

Meet the NPS Bison Mascot

  • May 11 at 1:00 PM

Events_generic2.jpgMeet NPS mascot Buddy the Bison with a Monocacy National Battlefield ranger at a local library. Read More

  • Middletown Library

    101 Prospect St.
    Middletown, MD 21769
  • Website
    301-662-3515

Battlefield Hikes

  • May 14

Events_generic2.jpgWalk in the footsteps of the Civil War soldiers. Read More

  • Monocacy National Battlefield

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

Letterman Lecture: Patient Extraction from the Battlefield Then & Now

  • May 20 at 5:30 PM

Civil War Medicine Museum_thumb.jpgGary Gilbert and Don Choate will discuss how patients have been evacuated from the battlefield from the Civil War to today. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

Memorial Day Weekend at Antietam

  • May 28-30

27AF1039-1DD8-B71C-07FD130774D8372E-large.jpgCommemorate the sacrifices of American soldiers with special programs all weekend. Read More

  • Antietam National Battlefield

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

Last Full Measure of Devotion

  • May 28-30

Memorial Day Event 2014.jpg2,200 flags will honor those who gave the “last full measure of devotion” to their country. Read More

  • Monocacy National Battlefield

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

Maryland Campaign Lecture Series: Drums Along the Antietam

  • June 1 at 7:00 PM

Events_generic.jpgHear historian John Schildt in this free lecture series on the grounds of the Jacob Rohrbach Inn. Read More

  • Jacob Rohrbach Inn

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

The Cooking Gene: The Journey of Michael Twitty

  • June 3 at 6:00 PM

Hear from accomplished culinary historian Michael Twitty on traveling the routes of his ancestors in the Old South. Read More

  • Urbana Regional Library

    9020 Amelung Street
    Frederick, MD 21704
  • Website
    301-600-1368

Tracing Your Roots Back to Africa: A Primer Course

  • June 4 at 11:00 AM

Learn how to trace your genealogy back to Africa with historian Michael Twitty. Read More

  • C. Burr Artz Public Library

    110 E. Patrick Street
    Frederick, MD 21701
  • Website
    301-600-1368

Centennial Volunteer Project

  • June 4

FYP for Web_2.jpgBeautification projects will preserve the battlefield for future generations. Read More

  • Monocacy National Battlefield

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

Maryland Campaign Lecture Series: The Impact of War on the Civilians of Sharpsburg

  • June 8 at 7:00 PM

Events_generic.jpgGerald Talbert will discuss the civilian experience and the Battle of Antietam's aftermath in this free lecture series on the grounds of the Jacob Rohrbach Inn. Read More

  • Jacob Rohrbach Inn

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

Living With War: Soldier and Civilian Life on the Battlefield

  • June 11

Education_1.JPGBeautification projects will preserve the battlefield for future generations. Read More

  • Monocacy National Battlefield

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

Maryland Campaign Lecture Series: Antietam Endgame

  • June 15 at 7:00 PM

Events_generic.jpgKevin Pawlak will discuss the end of Lee's 1862 invasion of Maryland in this free lecture series on the grounds of the Jacob Rohrbach Inn. Read More

  • Jacob Rohrbach Inn

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

Porch Program: Battle in Your Backyard

  • June 18 at 1:00 PM

Newcomer Porch Program Graphic.jpgJoin the Civil War Trust for an afternoon of intergenerational activities: a hands-on look at the Civil War's impact on civilians, followed by discussion with historians Dennis and John Frye. Read More

  • Newcomer House

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

Historic House Series: Best Farm Open House

  • June 18 & 19, 11 AM - 4 PM

Frederick_Monocacy_BestFarm.JPGGet a rare look inside the Best Farm, including the slave village that was recently unearthed through park archaeology initiatives. Read More

  • Monocacy National Battlefield (Best Farm)

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

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