Calendar of Events

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Ongoing Opportunities

Virtual Walking Tour on YouTube – Clara Barton’s Neighborhood

  • December 1 at 1 PM

Clara Barton (1).jpgTake a virtual walking tour of Clara Barton's neighborhood in Washington, D.C. with the National Museum of Civil War Medicine. Read More

  • Facebook Live and Youtube - National Museum of Civil War Medicine

  • Website

Museums By Candlelight - Virtual Edition

  • December 1 to 13

MBC.JPGMake a cup of hot cocoa and get comfy, this virtual tour will take you inside several of Frederick County's historic museums and sites.
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Virtual History Happy Hour with the National Museum of Civil War Medicine

  • December 3 at 4 PM

beer-june-22-61-harpers-social.jpgUnwind with a beverage of your choice while National Museum of Civil War Medicine staff discuss the role of beer- and how it was used and misused- during the Civil War. Read More

  • Facebook Live and Youtube - National Museum of Civil War Medicine

  • Website

CANCELED - Memorial Illumination

  • December 5 at 6 PM

illumination.jpgPlease note that the annual Memorial Illumination at Antietam National Battlefield has been canceled. Read More

  • Antietam National Battlefield

    302 E. Main St.
    Sharpsburg, MD 21782
  • Website
    301-432-5124

Artifact Spotlights – Highlights From The Museum’s Collection

  • December 9 at 1 PM

pocket-surgical-kit-social.jpgDirector of Interpretation Jake Wynn and Education Coordinator John Lustrea will highlight their favorite artifacts from the collection of the National Museum of Civil War Medicine. Read More

  • Facebook Live - National Museum of Civil War Medicine

  • Website

Culture and Cocktails: Spotlight on Celluloid Ornaments and Toys

  • December 11 at 6 PM

resized celluloid.jpgJoin a Zoom presentation highlighting the little-known history of celluloid toys and Christmas tree ornaments in Washington County. Read More

Facebook Live – Medical Care at the Battle of Fredericksburg

  • December 11 at 1 PM

Fredericksburg-Wounded-alt.jpgDirector of Interpretation Jake Wynn will talk about his research into medical care at the Battle of Fredericksburg on the 158th anniversary of the battle. The presentation will cover the unique challenges faced by surgeons at the December battle, and how the Letterman system was implemented. Read More

  • Facebook Live - National Museum of Civil War Medicine

  • Website

Candlelight Tour of Historic Houses of Worship - Virtual Edition

  • December 14 to January 1

Evangelical Lutheran.jpgWe hope you have cookies and hot cocoa in hand, and enjoy the sights, sounds, and history of Frederick's Historic Houses of Worship.
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Christmas in Frederick’s Civil War Hospitals – Digital Program

  • December 21 at 1 PM

Thomas-Nast-Christmas-1865-1024x731.jpgDirector of Interpretation Jake Wynn and Education Coordinator John Lustrea will discuss the celebration of Christmas in Frederick’s military hospitals during the Civil War, including how the holiday evolved during the conflict and some of the traditions that took place during the 1860s that remain common today. Read More

  • Facebook Live - National Museum of Civil War Medicine

  • Website