Calendar of Events

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Ongoing Opportunities

Civil War Lecture Series: “The Insolence of Epaulets” - Steve Stotelmyer

  • August 4 at 7 PM

Join local historian and Antietam battlefield guide, Steven R. Stotelmyer as he presents his Summer Series talk "The Insolence of Epaulets." Read More

  • Jacob Rohrbach Inn

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

Just Passing Through: A Traveler's Guide to Civil War Frederick

  • August 7 at 11AM

Just passing through social-1.jpgRegister and come join museum guide Michael Mahr on a guided walking tour of Downtown Frederick on Saturday, August 7 at 11:00 AM focused on what it was like to visit Frederick during the Civil War. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

50th Annual Old-Fashioned Corn Roast Festival

  • August 7 at 11 AM

Corn-Roast-2014-buffalo.jpgEnjoy a classic summer meal, including corn roasted in the husk, on the grounds of the historic Union Mills Homestead. Read More

  • Union Mills Homestead

    3311 Littlestown Pike
    Westminster, MD 21158
  • Website
    410-848-2288
    $

Civil War Lecture Series: “Maj. Gen. Winfield Scott Hancock: The First Day at Gettysburg” - Perry Jamieson

  • August 11 at 7 PM

Gen._Winfield_S._Hancock_-_NARA_-_529369 (1).jpgCome join local historian Perry Jamieson, who will present his SUmmer Lecture Series talk "Maj. Gen. Winfield Scott Hancock: The First Day at Gettysburg." Read More

  • Jacob Rohrbach Inn

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

Culture & Cocktails: Spotlight on the C&O Canal

  • August 13 at 6 PM

https _cdn.evbuc.com_images_120715145_225842594802_1_original.20201211-210358.jpgJoin us on Friday, August 13th as we welcome Mary Rubin for an exploration into the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal! Read More

  • Miller House Museum

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

Civil War Lecture Series: “‘Such a Bloody Set of Men:’ The 35th Massachusetts in the Antietam Campaign” - Darin Wipperman

  • August 18 at 7 PM

MA-35-Inf-sm cropped.jpgJoin us on Wednesday, August 18th as Antietam Battlefield guide Darin Wipperman presents his Summer Lecture Series talk “‘Such a Bloody Set of Men:’ The 35th Massachusetts in the Antietam Campaign”. Read More

  • Jacob Rohrbach Inn

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

Living History Weekend

  • August 21 and August 22 at select times

artillery union (2).jpgStart your weekend with a boom by joining living history volunteers as they present artillery firing programs at the Antietam National Battlefield. Read More

  • Antietam National Battlefield

    5831 Dunker Church Rd.
    Sharpsburg, MD 21782
  • Website

Civil War Lecture Series: “Hunter Holmes McGuire: Doctor in Grey” - John Schildt

  • August 25 at 7 PM

Hunter Holmes.pngCome join us on Wednesday, August 25th as local historian and Antietam Battlefield Guide John W. Schildt presents his Summer Lecture Series talk, "Hunter Holmes McGuire: Doctor in Grey". Read More

  • Jacob Rohrbach Inn, Inc

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

Frederick Occupied: A Downtown Frederick Walking Tour

  • September 4 at 11 AM

Frederick occupied givecloud.jpgEducation Coordinator John Lustrea will lead a guided walking tour focused on a crucial week in Frederick’s Civil War history. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

Culture & Cocktails: John Brown and the Raid on Harpers Ferry

  • September 10 at 6 PM

https _cdn.evbuc.com_images_120716947_225842594802_1_original.20201211-211824.jpgJoin us on Friday, September 10th in welcoming renowned historian Dennis Frye for a look at John Brown and his infamous, ill-fated raid on the Federal arsenal at Harpers Ferry. Read More

  • Miller House Museum

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

Battle Anniversary Weekend

  • September 18 & 19 at select times

artillery union (2).jpgCome join living history volunteers as they memorialize the 159th anniversary of the Battle of Antietam. Read More

  • Antietam National Battlefield

    5831 Dunker Church Rd.
    Sharpsburg, MD 21782
  • Website

Death and Destruction in Downtown Frederick

  • October 2 at 11 AM

death and destruction donorshops.jpgJoin the National Museum of Civil War Medicine’s historians for the last First Saturday Downtown Frederick walking tour of 2021, the program will focus on the worst aspects of the city’s experience during the course of the American Civil War. Read More

  • National Museum of Civil War Medicine

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

Culture & Cocktails: 1955 Fairchild National Sports Car Races

  • October 8 at 6 PM

187673313_499681374488792_9021545017189893275_n.jpgJoin us for a deep-dive into the 1955 Fairchild National Sports Car Races! Read More

  • Miller House Museum

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

Living History Weekend

  • October 9 & 10 at select times

artillery confederate 2 (1).jpgStart your weekend with a boom by joining living history volunteers as they present artillery firing programs at the Antietam National Battlefield. Read More

  • Antietam National Battlefield

    5831 Dunker Church Rd.
    Sharpsburg, MD 21782
  • Website

Fall Conference - “New Perspectives on Antietam: Command Decisions”

  • October 15 - 17

antietam-painting.jpgJoin the Antietam Institute for their first annual weekend fall conference, including presentations and battlefield excursions. Read More

  • Antietam Institute

    PO Box 33
    Sharpsburg, MD 21782
  • Website
    301-432-5079
    $

Culture & Cocktails: The Bridges of Washington County

  • November 12 at 6 PM

https _cdn.evbuc.com_images_120719577_225842594802_1_original.20201211-213939.jpgCome join us as Paula Reed explores the history of stone bridges in Washington County! Read More

  • Miller House Museum

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

Washington County and the Crossroads of the American Revolution

  • December 10 at 6 PM

https _cdn.evbuc.com_images_120720893_225842594802_1_original.20201211-214925.jpgDid you know Washington County is famous for having had at least one participant in every major American military conflict? The American Revolution was no exception, with 87 Washington Countonians enlisting in the famed German Battalion at the beginning of the war. Read More

  • Miller House Museum

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

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