152nd Anniversary of the Battle of Antietam

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When: September 13, 2014 – September 15, 2014 (all-day)
Where: Pry House Field Hospital Museum, 18906 Shepherdstown Pike, Keedysville, MD 21756

The Pry House will host a Civil War medical living history program to commemorate the site’s role as a medical center during the Battle of Antietam. Members of the Blue and Gray Hospital Association will re-create a surgical hospital in the Pry Farm’s original threshing barn, which served as a Civil War field hospital. Surgeons, [...]

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Civil War Talk – Treating Orthopedic Injuries from the Battle of Monocacy

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When: July 5, 2014 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Where: Monocacy National Battlefield , 5201 Urbana Pike, Frederick, MD 21704

  Dr. John M. Rathgeb, MD will explore real cases from Union and Confederate Soldiers wounded during the Battle of Monocacy. The presentation will examine their injuries, course of treatment, and outcome and compare them with modern orthopedic practices. In commemoration of the 150th Battle of Monocacy, this program will be held at the Monocacy [...]

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Antietam Early American Banjo Gathering Concert

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When: June 21, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Where: Pry House Field Hospital Museum, 18906 Shepherdstown Pike, Keedysville, MD 21756

   As part of the museum’s annual Early American Banjo Gathering, the Pry House will be hosting a public concert of authentic early American banjo music in the Pry Barn. Participants of the conference will perform various popular and entertaining numbers featuring the early banjo, once America’s most popular instrument. Seating is limited, we ask [...]

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The Frederick Keys History Days

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When: May 22, 2014 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Where: Harry Grove Stadium, 21 Stadium Drive, Frederick, MD 21703

Join the students from the surrounding area and the National Museum of Civil War Medicine staff as living historians throw out the first pitch at History Days. This is a ticketed event. For more information please contact the Keys box office 301-662-0013.

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Frederick County Civil War Roundtable Meeting

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When: May 15, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 E. Patrick Street, Frederick, MD 21701

Join members of the Frederick County Civil War Roundtable for an evening lecture. Mike Sipes will portray Lt.Gen.Jubal Early, the Confederate commander at the battle of Monocacy. The meetings are free and open to the public, they occur on the third Thursday of the month. For more information contact Jack Sheriff at jbsheriff1@comcast.net or visit http://frederickcountycivilwarrt.org/index.html.

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Civil War Talk – Dentistry and Myofascial Injuries in the Civil War

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When: May 3, 2014 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Where: National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 E. Patrick Street, Frederick, MD 21701

Speaker Dr. John Golski, DDS will discuss the practice of dentistry and the treatment of myofascial injuries. The presentation will explain the wide spread importance of dentistry during the Civil War and the great advances made in reconstructive and therapeutic treatments. Civil War Talks are included in the price of admission and free to members. 

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Museums Closed

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When: April 20, 2014 (all-day)

The National Museum of Civil War Medicine and its affiliate site will be closed to observe Easter Sunday. The Museum will reopen on Monday, April 21 at 10:00am. 

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Frederick County Civil War Roundtable Meeting

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When: April 17, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 E. Patrick Street, Frederick, MD 21701

Join members of the Frederick County Civil War Roundtable for an evening lecture. Dr. Mark Bradley of the U.S. Army Center for History, will present on the “Battle of Bentonville, Johnston vs. Sherman.” The meetings are free and open to the public, they occur on the third Thursday of the month. For more information contact Jack [...]

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Bell and History Days

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When: April 5, 2014 (all-day)
Where: National Museum of Civil War Medicine, 48 E. Patrick Street, Frederick, MD 21701

Ring in the New Museum Season on Bell & History Day! The National Museum of Civil War Medicine is one of a dozen participants in this Frederick County Historic Consortium event dedicated to inspiring visitors by the vision, hard work, and dedication of the founders of Frederick and their descendants who built the community we [...]

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Frederick County Civil War Roundtable Meeting

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When: March 20, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Trunk Hall, Evangelical Lutheran Church, 35 E. Church Street, Frederick, MD 21701

The March meeting of the Frederick County Civil War Roundtable will NOT be taking place at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine. Instead, it will take place at Trunk Hall of the Evangelical Lutheran Church at 35 E. Church Street, Frederick, MD. This special program, entitled, “Monocacy: The Battle that Saved Washington: Life at [...]

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