Calendar of Events

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Ongoing Opportunities

Civil War meeting and talk: Strike Them a Blow: Battle Along the North Anna

  • May 26 at 7:30 PM

Battle of North Anna.jpgThe Hagerstown Civil War Round Table will feature a talk by Chris Mackowski on the Battle Along the North Anna. The Battle of North Anna was fought May 23–26, 1864, as part of Union Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's Overland Campaign against Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia. It consisted of a series of small actions near the North Anna River in central Virginia. Read More

  • Homewood Suites

    1650 Pullman Lane
    Hagerstown, MD 21740
  • Website
    240-625-4216
    $

Living History Weekend

  • May 28 and 29

Volunteers from the 1st Pennsylvania, Co. B will present infantry firing demonstrations. Read More

  • Antietam National Battlefield

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

Last Full Measure of Devotion

  • May 30 at 2 PM

cannon firing.jpgCommemorate Memorial Day at Monocacy National Battlefield. Read More

  • Monocacy National Battlefield

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

The XII Corps at Antietam: Tactical Details and Findings

  • June 1 at 7 PM

Mansfield-at-Antietam.pngOn Wednesday, June 1st, Chris Bryan will kick off the Rohrbach Inn's Summer Lecture Series with his presentation, “The XII Corps at Antietam: Tactical Details and Findings”
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  • Jacob Rohrbach Inn

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

“Not Respectable” – The Enterprising Women of Civil War Frederick Walking Tour

  • June 4 at 2 PM

Women-Frederick.jpgHear the harrowing tales of Frederick’s Civil War women.

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  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

A Damaged Friendship: McClellan and Burnside’s 1862 Correspondence

  • June 8 at 7 PM

Mac-Burn.pngOn Wednesday, June 8th, Darin Wipperman will present his Summer Lecture Series talk, “A Damaged Friendship: McClellan and Burnside’s 1862 Correspondence”. Read More

  • Jacob Rohrbach Inn

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

Step into the Past at the Thomas Farm

  • June 11 at 11 AM

step into the past.JPG Join rangers and volunteers at the Thomas Farm to learn the stories of those who were on the farm that fateful day. Infantry demonstrations will also be conducted throughout the day. Read More

  • Monocacy National Battlefield - Thomas Farm (Tour Stop #3)

    4460 Baker Valley Road
    Frederick, MD 21704
  • Website

Brigades of Antietam

  • June 15 at 7 PM

SLS Eagle (1).jpgBrigades of Antietam is a recent book that presents a complete account of each major unit that participated in the 1862 Maryland Campaign. Editor Brad Gottfried will present on the book during the summer lecture series. Read More

  • Jacob Rohrbach Inn

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

Special Tour: Emancipation

  • June 16 to 19 at 11 AM

Take a special tour of Rose Hill and learn about how African Americans fought for and gained freedom in Frederick County. Read More

  • Rose Hill Manor Parks and Museums

    1611 N. Market St.
    Frederick, MD 21701
  • Website
    240-315-4563
    $

June Porch Program: Wet Plate Photography and Juneteenth Cyanotypes

  • June 18 and 19

John Milleker Photography tintype resized.jpgSee photography techniques of the Civil War era. The public is invited to make an appointment to sit for and purchase their own tintype portraits -- a perfect keepsake for Father's Day, or create a free Juneteenth cyanotype. Read More

  • Newcomer House

    18422 Shepherdstown Pike
    Keedysville, MD 21756

Juneteenth: From Enslaved to Emancipation

  • June 19 at 11 AM

mono emancipation.jpgWalk through history and learn about the enslaved people who lived and worked on the six historic properties that make up Monocacy National Battlefield, as well as the U.S. Colored Troops who enlisted at Monocacy Junction. Read More

  • Monocacy National Battlefield - Best Farm

    5106 Urbana Pike
    Frederick, MD 21704
  • Website

The Cornfield: Antietam’s Bloody Turning Point

  • June 22 at 7 PM

1st-Texas-Battle-Antietam-1200x480-1.jpgOn Wednesday, June 22st, David Welker will present his Summer Lecture Series presentation, “The Cornfield: Antietam’s Bloody Turning Point.” Read More

  • Jacob Rohrbach Inn

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

Outdoor Concert with Patsy Cline Cover artist Liz Ruffner

  • June 24 at 6 PM

pcline.jpgEnjoy a concert under stars featuring Patsy Cline cover artist Liz Ruffner during this event from the Washington County Historical Society, which highlights Patsy Cline's roots in Washington County. Read More

  • Washington County Historical Society - Miller House Museum

    135 W. Washington St.
    Hagerstown, MD 21740
  • Website
    301-797-8782
    $

Silent Film Series - The General

  • June 24 at 8 PM

TheGeneral700X650.jpgRelive the glory of the silent-film era and see this 1926 Civil War action-adventure-comedy film on the big screen accompanied by the Weinberg's Mighty Wurlitzer Organ. Read More

  • Weinberg Center for the Arts

    20 W. Patrick St.
    Frederick, MD 21701
  • Website
    301-600-2828
    $

Artillery Demonstrations

  • June 25

artillery union.jpgLiving history volunteers from Battery B will present artillery firing demonstrations. Read More

  • Antietam National Battlefield

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

Living History Demonstrations

  • June 26

artillery confederate.jpgConfederate living history volunteers will present artillery and infantry firing demonstrations. Read More

  • Antietam National Battlefield

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

“Union Faces of South Mountain and Harpers Ferry”

  • June 29 at 7 PM

SLS Eagle.jpgMatthew Borders and Joseph Stahl will present images from their second book together, featuring Union soldiers who fought at South Mountain and Harpers Ferry. Read More

  • Jacob Rohrbach Inn

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

Just Passing Through: A Travelers Guide to Civil War Frederick

  • July 2 at 2 PM

Just-passing-through-social-1.jpgWhat was it like to visit Frederick during the Civil War? This First Saturday walking tour will provide a window into the past. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

Veterans’ Memories of Antietam

  • July 6 at 7 PM

1897_9thNYmonDed.jpgDr. Tom Clemens will discuss excerpts from letters that veterans of the battle of Antietam/Sharpsburg sent the the Antietam Battlefield Board and to John M. Gould in the 1890’s. These excerpts include personal accounts that are both sad and humorous, some extremely detailed and some quite vague and confused. Read More

  • Jacob Rohrbach Inn

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

158th Anniversary of the Battle of Monocacy Tour (Caravan Style)

  • July 9 at 10 AM

Drive the battlefield during this in-depth tour, covering the battle chronologically. Read More

  • Monocacy National Battlefield

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

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