Calendar of Events

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Ongoing Opportunities

Virtual Cocktail Party

  • April 10 at 6 PM

__opt__aboutcom__coeus__resources__content_migration__liquor__2016__09__01082630__11-Go-To-Cocktails-for-September-Parties-scofflaw-720x720-slideshow-1690fac8fabf484e93afb7036fb5a2fa.jpgJoin the Washington County Historical Society for a Virtual Cocktail Party in place of the month's Culture and Cocktails event. Read More

  • Remote Access- Tune in from home

  • Website
    301-991-5000
    $

CANCELED: National Junior Ranger Day

  • April 18 at 9 AM

junior ranger day.jpgThis event has been canceled/postponed- Celebrate National Junior Ranger Day and earn a junior ranger badge at Monocacy National Battlefield. Read More

  • Monocacy National Battlefield

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

CANCELED: Battle of Crampton's Gap Interpretive Trail Opening

  • April 18 at 11 AM

Battle of Cramptons Gap.jpgThis event has been canceled/postponed - See the new interpretive trail for the Battle of Crampton's Gap, with cannon firing, a Ranger guided hike, and talks. Read More

  • Gathland State Park

    900 Arnoldtown Rd.
    Jefferson, MD 21755
  • Website
    301-791-4656

CANCELED: From Civil War to Civil Rights: Expanding the Vote

  • April 18 at 1 PM

15th amndmnt.jpgThis event has been canceled/postponed- Find out what the Civil War and Reconstruction have to do with voting rights in this talk at Monocacy National Battlefield. Read More

  • Monocacy National Battlefield

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

  • Monocacy National Battlefield

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

Book Talk – Islands of Mercy: Hospitals in the Maryland Campaign September, 1862

  • May 2 at 2 PM

islands of mercy cover cropped.jpgHear the incredible story of how 200 doctors treated 18,000 wounded soldiers on several battlefields during the 1862 Maryland Campaign. Read More

  • Pry House Field Hospital Museum

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

Antietam Battlefield Guide Program: Command Decisions at Burnside’s Bridge

  • May 9 at 2 PM

burnside bridge jpeg.jpgLearn about the fighting at one of the most well known Antietam landmarks – Burnside’s Bridge Read More

  • Pry House Field Hospital Museum

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

Clara Jones: A Forgotten Civil War Nurse

  • May 9 at 2:30 PM

Young Clara Jones.jpgDiscover the story of Clara Jones, a full-time teacher whose remarkable wartime experiences included assisting the wounded aboard a hospital ship, and at hospitals in Alexandria, Virginia, and at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

Antietam Kayak & Brunch

  • May 10 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
    $

Antietam Battlefield Guide Program: Pivotal Sites of the 1862 Maryland Campaign

  • May 16 at 2 PM

robert lee loc.jpgAntietam Guide Stephen Recker will uncover the little known sites of importance along the Confederate route in the 1862 Maryland Campaign Read More

  • Pry House Field Hospital Museum

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

From Civil War to Civil Rights: Expanding the Vote

  • May 16 at 1 PM

15th amndmnt.jpgFind out what the Civil War and Reconstruction have to do with voting rights in this talk at Monocacy National Battlefield. Read More

  • Monocacy National Battlefield

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

Antietam Battlefield Guide Program – Hardship and Tragedy: The Story of Antietam Farmsteads

  • May 23 at 2 PM

mumma farm ruins social.jpgAntietam Guide Chris Vincent explores the civilian impact of the Battle of Antietam with this look at farmsteads on the battlefield. Read More

  • Pry House Field Hospital Museum

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

Living History at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine

  • May 23 to 24 at 11 AM

blue and grey 2019 3.JPGCivil War medical care comes to life at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine on Memorial Day weekend.
Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

Infantry Demonstrations

  • May 23 and 24 at various times

28th NC.jpgSee infantry firing demonstrations at Antietam National Battlefield. Read More

  • Antietam National Battlefield

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

Last Full Measure of Devotion

  • May 23 to 25 at 9 AM

memorial day.jpgMonocacy National Battlefield commemorates Memorial Day by honoring the casualties of the battle with an installation of 2,200 historic flags. Read More

  • Monocacy National Battlefield

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

Memorial Day Commemoration at Antietam National Cemetery

  • May 25 at 11 AM

memorial day (1).jpgCommemorate Memorial Day at Antietam National Cemetery. Read More

  • Antietam National Battlefield, National Cemetery

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

Antietam Battlefield Guide Program: Stories from Meade’s Division at Antietam

  • May 30 at 2 PM

George Meade loc.jpgHear about the extraordinary experience of Union General Meade’s Division at the Battle of Antietam. Read More

  • Pry House Field Hospital Museum

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

Living History Weekend

  • June 6 & 7 at 10 AM

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

  • Monocacy National Battlefield

    Worthington House (Tour Stop #3)
    Frederick, MD 21701
  • Website
    301-662-3515

Historic House Tours - Worthington House

  • June 6 at 10 AM

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

  • Worthington House (Tour Stop #3)

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

Living History Weekend at the Pry House

  • June 13 & 14 at 11 AM

87th pa social 2019.jpgExperience history come to life at the Pry House during a special living history weekend on June 13 and 14. Read More

  • Pry House Field Hospital Museum

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

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