Calendar of Events

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Ongoing Opportunities

The Washington Monument During the Civil War

  • August 19 & 20 at 10 AM

washington monument during civil war.jpgDiscover the history of the Washington monument during the Civil War. Read More

  • Washington Monument State Park

    6620 Zittlestown Road
    Middletown, MD 21769
  • Website
    301-432-8065

Museum Collections: A Panel Discussion

  • August 19 at 4 PM

Kate Collections.jpgJoin in on a discussion led by collections professionals as they discuss their work behind-the-scenes at museums and historic sites. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

Clara Barton and the Missing Soldiers Office

  • August 20 at 3:00 PM

Roll of Missing Men.jpgClara Barton is celebrated the world over for her selfless humanitarian work as the founder of the American Red Cross… but she was so much more. Read More

  • Pry House Field Hospital Museum

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

From Dred Scott to Secession

  • August 23 at 7:00 PM

CWSLS.jpgA free lecture series on Wednesday evenings over the summer examines topics related to the 1862 Maryland Campaign and other Civil War subjects. Read More

  • Jacob Rohrbach Inn

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

Founders Day

  • August 25

monocacyvisitorcenter.jpgCelebrate 101 years of National Parks. Read More

  • Monocacy National Battlefield

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

Twilight's Last Gleaming

  • August 26 & 27 at 11 AM

twilightslastgleaming.jpgHear the roar of cannonfire at Gathland State Park. Read More

  • Gathland State Park

    900 Arnoldstown Road
    Jefferson, MD 21755
  • Website
    301-432-8065

2nd Wisconsin Hike

  • August 26 at 8:30 AM

antietam walk.jpgHike with the Old Northwest Volunteers as they retrace their steps on Antietam National Battlefield. Read More

  • Tour Stop #2, Antietam National Battlefield

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

Living History Weekend

  • August 26 & 27

15085640907_8a17c53817_b.jpgArtillery and musket firing demos will take place throughout the weekend. Read More

  • Antietam National Battlefield

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

Sacred Ground: Americans and Their Battlefields: An Illustrated Lecture

  • August 26 at 7 PM

sacred ground illustrated lecture.jpgA free lecture series on Saturday nights to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Antietam National Cemetery. Read More

  • Erma Ora Byrd Building at Shepherd University

    301 N. King Street
    Shepherdstown, WV 25443
  • Website
    301-432-5124

27th Indiana Hike

  • August 27 at 9:30 a.m.

Antietam.jpgRetrace the steps of the 27th Indiana at Antietam Read More

  • Antietam National Battlefield

    5831 Dunker Church Rd. (Visitor Center)
    Sharpsburg, MD 21782
  • Website

Art in the Park

  • August 27

art-in-park_orig.jpgCelebrate the arts in Washington County. Read More

  • Doub's Woods Park Pavilion

    1307 South Potomac St.
    Hagerstown, MD 21740
  • Website

These Honored Dead

  • August 30 at 7:00 PM

CWSLS.jpgA free lecture series on Wednesday evenings over the summer examines topics related to the 1862 Maryland Campaign and other Civil War subjects. Read More

  • Jacob Rohrbach Inn

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

Evening Tour of Antietam National Cemetery

  • August 31 at 7 PM

cemeterytour.jpgSee Antietam National Cemetery by night with a special tour to commemorate its 150th anniversary. Read More

  • Antietam National Cemetery

    302 E. Main Street
    Sharpsburg , MD 21782
  • Website
    301-432-7678

Artillery Weekend

  • September 2 & 3

artilleryweekend.jpgThe roar of artillery returns to Monocacy National Battlefield. Read More

  • Monocacy National Battlefield

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

Over There And Back: The American Doughboy Experience During the Great War

  • September 2 at 7 PM

overthereandback.jpgA free lecture series on Saturday nights to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Antietam National Cemetery. Read More

  • Erma Ora Byrd Building at Shepherd University

    301 N. King Street
    Shepherdstown, WV 25443
  • Website
    301-432-5124

Mystery & Myths of Lee's Lost Orders

  • September 9

lostorders.jpgLearn the true story behind Lee's Lost Orders and listen to live period music. Read More

  • Monocacy National Battlefield

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

The Fallen American Soldiers of World War II: Their World of Combat

  • September 9 at 7 PM

worldwarii.jpgA free lecture series on Saturday nights to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Antietam National Cemetery. Read More

  • Erma Ora Byrd Building at Shepherd University

    301 N. King Street
    Shepherdstown, WV 25443
  • Website
    301-432-5124

Double Feature: Maryland's Heart of the Civil War & Barbara Fritchie

  • September 11 at 7 PM

movie event.PNGJoin the Frederick Visitor Center and guest speaker Chris Haugh, Community Relations and Historic Preservation Manager at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, for a free movie night of documentaries. Read More

  • Frederick Visitor Center

    151 S. East St.
    Frederick, MD 21701
  • Website
    301-600-4006

One Fort: Three Wars

  • September 16 & 17

FortFrederickimage.jpgMeet living historians depicting soldiers from the French and Indian War, American Revolution, and the Civil War. Read More

  • Fort Frederick State Park

    11100 Fort Frederick Rd.
    Big Pool, MD 21711
  • Website
    301-842-2155
    $

Newcomer Porch Program: Battlefield Medicine & Antietam National Cemetery Anniversary Exhibits

  • September 16 & 17

PORCH PROGRAMS.jpgLearn about first aid and medical care during the Civil War on Saturday, and see exhibits on Sunday. Read More

  • Newcomer House

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

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