Calendar of Events

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Ongoing Opportunities

28th Conference on Civil War Medicine

  • September 30 - October 2

Flags New 7.jpgJoin the 28th Conference on Civil War Medicine, a weekend filled with exciting tours, programs, and experiences. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

“The Brigades of Antietam” Speaker Series in the Pry Barn: Fairchild’s Brigade

  • October 1 at 2 PM

Bdes of Anti speaker series.JPGAntietam Battlefield Guide Jim Smith Will Discuss Fairchild’s Brigade

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  • Pry House Field Hospital Museum

    18906 Shepherdstown Pike
    Keedysville, MD 21756
  • Website

From Slavery to Freedom in Washington County

  • October 1 at 1 PM

Emilie Amt- small.jpgHistorian and author Dr. Emilie Amt will discuss how Joseph Holston’s art reflects and exposes the history of Washington County. Read More

  • Washington County Museum of Fine Arts

    401 Museum Drive
    Hagerstown, MD 21740
  • Website
    301-739-5727
    $

Death and Destruction in Downtown Frederick – First Saturday Walking Tour

  • October 1 at 2 PM

Embalming-Dr.-BurrCover-1024x379.jpgWar came to Frederick in 1861 – a four year nightmare ensued.

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  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

Fall Fest in the Catoctin Furnace

  • October 7 & 8

fallfest.jpgVisit Fall Fest in the Catoctin Furnace to see the mountain's autumn colors and take in the events at the Museum of the Ironworker. Read More

  • The Museum of the Ironworker

    12610 Catoctin Furnace Rd.
    Thurmont, MD 21788
  • Website
    443-629-8661

Culture & Cocktails: Myths and Lore of Western Maryland

  • October 14 at 6 PM

Oct Culture & Cocktails.jpgQuench your thirst for knowledge with the Washington County Historical Society!

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  • Miller House Museum

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

“The Brigades of Antietam” Speaker Series in the Pry Barn: Ransom’s Brigade

  • October 15 at 2 PM

Bdes of Anti speaker series.JPGAntietam Battlefield Guide Matt Borders Will Discuss Ransom’s Brigade.

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  • Pry House Field Hospital Museum

    18906 Shepherdstown Pike
    Keedysville, MD 21756
  • Website

Walking Tour of Rose Hill Cemetery

  • October 15 at 6 PM

Rose Hill Tour, Oct 15.jpgTour Rose Hill Cemetery with the Washington County Historical Society. Read More

  • Rose Hill Cemetery

    600 South Potomac St.
    Hagerstown, MD 21740
  • Website
    301-797-8782
    $

Haunted History at The National Museum of Civil War Medicine

  • October 15 at 5 PM

Carty-Close-1-1024x512.jpgTour the most haunted building in Frederick – the National Museum of Civil War Medicine, exploring the building’s history amidst the darkened galleries and offices. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

Spirits of the Furnace

  • October 15 at 6:30 PM

spirits of the furnace.jpg“Spirits of the Furnace” is a guided night tour through the historic Catoctin Iron Furnace and Village, with stops in historic structures and along the landscape to encounter scenes taken from the history of the site. Read More

  • The Museum of the Ironworker

    12610 Catoctin Furnace Road
    Thurmont, MD 21788
  • Website
    443-629-8661
    $

Frederick County Civil War Roundtable Meeting

  • October 20 at 7 PM

B8EEC89B-0F51-F7D0-822F0E1241CD7086.jpgRoger G. Swartz will present "The Lincoln-Douglas Debates of 1858," an election that Lincoln lost, but eventually the debates would catapult him ot the presidency. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

    48 East Patrick Street
    Frederick, MD 21701
  • Website
    $

Emancipation in Maryland: From Enslaved to Emancipated

  • October 22 at 1 PM

mono emancipation.jpgLearn about enslavement and emancipation at the properties that made up Monocacy National Battlefield, including the site of a USCT enlistment post. Read More

  • Monocacy National Battlefield - Best Farm

    5106 Urbana Pike
    Frederick, MD 21704
  • Website

Walking Tour of Rose Hill Cemetery

  • October 22 at 6 PM

Rose Hill Tour Oct 22.jpgTake a walking tour of Rose Hill Cemetery with the Washington County Historical Society. Read More

  • Rose Hill Cemetery

    600 South Potomac St.
    Hagerstown, MD 21740
  • Website
    301-797-8782
    $

Haunted History at The National Museum of Civil War Medicine

  • October 22 at 5:30 PM and 7 PM

Carty-Close-1-1024x512.jpgTour the most haunted building in Frederick – the National Museum of Civil War Medicine, exploring the building’s history amidst the darkened galleries and offices. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

Civil War meeting and talk: Benjamin Grierson’s Raid through Mississippi during the Vicksburg Campaign by Timothy B. Smith

  • October 27 at 7:30 PM

griersons-raid.jpgThe Hagerstown Civil War Round Table will feature a talk by Timothy B. Smith on Benjamin Grierson’s Raid during the Vicksburg Campaign. Read More

  • Homewood Suites

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

Haunted History at The National Museum of Civil War Medicine

  • October 29 at 5 PM

Carty-Close-1-1024x512.jpgTour the most haunted building in Frederick – the National Museum of Civil War Medicine, exploring the building’s history amidst the darkened galleries and offices. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

Haunted History at The National Museum of Civil War Medicine

  • October 30 at 5 PM

Carty-Close-1-1024x512.jpgTour the most haunted building in Frederick – the National Museum of Civil War Medicine, exploring the building’s history amidst the darkened galleries and offices. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

Culture & Cocktails: Washington County's Original Settlers

  • November 11 at 6 PM

Nov Culture & Cocktails.jpgQuench your thirst for knowledge with the Washington County Historical Society!

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  • Miller House Museum

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

Annual Holiday Reception

  • December 2 at 2 PM

Join us at the Miller House as we officially ring in the holiday season!

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  • Miller House Museum

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

Culture & Cocktails: National Road in Maryland

  • December 9 at 6 PM

Dec Culture & Cocktails.jpgQuench your thirst for knowledge with the Washington County Historical Society!

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  • Miller House Museum

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

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