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Ongoing Opportunities

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
    $

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

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

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 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

Hidden History: Slavery at Monocacy

  • September 19 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

Meet The Authors: "From Civil War to Civil Rights, the 15th and 19th Amendments"

  • October 3 at 1 PM

Meet the Authors.jpgAt Monocacy National Battlefield, authors and experts will discuss the connection between the Civil War and the fight to expand voting rights to African American men, and eventually to women. Read More

  • Monocacy National Battlefield

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

Antietam Battlefield Guide Program: Ezra Carman and the Antietam Battlefield

  • October 10 at 2 PM

carman.jpgLearn more about Ezra Carman – the single person most responsible for the way Antietam National Battlefield appears today. Read More

  • Pry House Field Hospital Museum

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

Strange Tales of Civil War Medicine at the Pry House

  • October 24 at 4 PM

big hospital barn.jpgJoin the staff and volunteers of the National Museum of Civil War Medicine at the Pry House to hear tales of the Civil War that are stranger than fiction.

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  • Pry House Field Hospital Museum

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

Commemorating 156 Years of Emancipation in Maryland

  • November 1 at 2 PM

sunset.jpgThe National Park Service and community partners will read the names of enslaved people who lived and worked on the six historic properties on Monocacy National Battlefield, as well as the U.S. Colored Troops who enlisted at Monocacy Junction. Read More

  • Monocacy National Battlefield

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

Museums by Candlelight - Monocacy National Battlefield

  • December 12 at 12 PM

thomas farm winter.jpgCelebrate the holiday season by visiting the historic Thomas House on Monocacy National Battlefield and making holiday decorations and crafts for kids. Read More

  • Monocacy National Battlefield- Thomas House

    4460 Baker Valley Road
    Frederick, MD 21704
  • Website

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