Calendar of Events

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Ongoing Opportunities

Aftermath of Battle Weekend

  • September 22 & 23

Learn about what happened at Antietam after the guns fell silent. Read More

  • Antietam National Battlefield

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

Death and Destruction in Downtown Frederick – First Saturday Walking Tour

  • October 6 at 3 PM

death and destruction donorshops.jpgLearn how the residents of Frederick endured the years of the Civil War during this tour from 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

Confederate Living History Weekend

  • October 6 & 7

See infantry and artillery firing demonstrations at Antietam National Battlefield and tour the soldiers' camp. Read More

  • Antietam National Battlefield

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

Reacting to the Raid: Local Militia and the US Marines

  • October 13-14, 11 AM

Witness the reaction to John Brown's raid and meet members of the USMC Historical Company as they reenact the capture of John Brown. Read More

  • Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

    171 Shoreline Dr.
    Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
  • Website
    304-535-6029

Infantry Day

  • October 13

infantry.JPGThe rattling of musketry returns to Monocacy National Battlefield for a day of demonstrations and living history. Read More

  • Monocacy National Battlefield Visitors Center

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

Porch Program: Union Mills Homestead

  • October 13 at 1 PM

Mill_Wheel.jpgDiscover the Shriver Homestead, an extant early industrial complex and family homestead in Carroll County, then learn about early industry using augmented reality. Read More

  • Newcomer House

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

Twilight's Last Gleaming

  • October 20 & 21

Gathalnd Cannon Demo 2.jpgHear the thunder of artillery and learn about the role it played during the Battle of South Mountain at Gathland State Park. Read More

  • Gathland State Park

    900 Arnoldtown Road
    Jefferson, MD 21755
  • 301-432-0452

Civil War Holiday Encampment

  • December 1 at 9 AM

Carroll_CCFM_Winter Encampment_3.JPGCelebrate the holiday season in Civil War style at the Carroll County Farm Museum. Read More

  • Carroll County Farm Museum

    500 S. Center Street
    Westminster, MD 21157
  • Website
    410-386-3899
    $

Captain Flagg’s US Quartermaster City, 1864: Prospects of Peace

  • December 1-2, 11 AM

Experience Christmastime at Harpers Ferry near the conclusion of the Civil War. Read More

  • Harpers Ferry National Historical Park

    171 Shoreline Dr.
    Harpers Ferry, WV 25425
  • Website
    304-535-6029

Memorial Illumination

  • December 1 at 6 PM

View over 23,000 luminaries by night on Antietam National Battlefield. Read More

  • Antietam National Battlefield

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

Book Talk – September Mourn: The Dunker Church of Antietam Battlefield

  • December 1 at 2 PM

dunker church.jpgHear the full story of one of the Civil War’s most iconic structures – the Dunker Church on the Antietam Battlefield. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

Museums by Candlelight

  • December 8

gambrill.jpgWelcome the holidays by joining Monocacy National Battlefield for holiday music and kids crafts at the historic Gambrill House. Read More

  • Gambrill Mansion - Tour Stop #5

  • Website
    301-662-3515

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