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Civil War Scholars Saturday – April 25

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The Pry House Field Hospital Museum hosts a one-day symposium with expert historians in American Civil War history. Scholars from diverse backgrounds will each give an individual presentation on a common theme, followed by an open and engaging discussion with the audience. This year’s program will focus on fighting soldiers in colorful and unique roles during the Civil War.

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Living Historians Workshop – March 14

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The National Museum of Civil War Medicine hosts its Annual Civil War Medicine Living Historians Workshop, an all-day symposium on skills, knowledge, and resources valuable in providing quality living history programs to the public, specifically focused on medicine during the Civil War.

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Historic Happy Hour

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Join us this TODAY for our Historic Happy Hour from 4-6 p.m. at our Museum in Frederick! We’ll be sharing some exciting news and celebrating our new partnership with Distillery Lane Ciderworks, who will be providing samples of cider! Don’t miss out!

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The Museum will be Closed January 5th through the 8th.

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As is our yearly tradition – the Museum will be closed next week, Monday, January 5th, 2015 to Thursday, January 8th, 2015 for our annual cleaning days! If you have come from far away to see us, please either Facebook us, email david.price@civilwarmed.org or call us 301-695-1864 – we would still love to see you! 

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Remembering Bettie Delaplaine

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We lost our beloved Bettie Delaplaine suddenly in October. We are honored to have been chosen by her family as a charity to accept donations in her memory. Bettie loved the NMCWM and was an integral part of getting it off the ground. We have received nearly $5000 thus far.

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Dutch Oven Cooking Class

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  Saturday, October 25, 2014 10:00 AM & 2:00 PM The Pry House Field Hospital Museum will host a class taught by expert dutch oven cooks, Meredith Poffenberger, Jackie Greer, and Robert Stransky. Visitors will see first-hand the technique of cooking with dutch ovens, which were an integral part of both home and camp cooking during the Civil War Era. Visitors can observe the unique style of cooking with these traditional vessels, as well as their impressive versatility for preparing a wide range of food. Participants will then have the chance to taste the delicious cast-iron creations! Class Sessions will…

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