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Strategic Survey

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The Executive Staff is seeking public input in telling the museum’s story to help better serve the community. We would like to continue the conversation by asking you to take part in our Community Input Survey. ONLY 4 QUESTIONS!

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Annual Appeal

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Each year the Museum makes a direct appeal to our members, donors and supporters asking for an investment in a project of long-term importance. This year our appeal is an opportunity to preserve the legacy of one of America’s greatest citizens: Miss Clara Barton.

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Caleb Dorsey Baer: Frederick, Maryland’s Confederate Surgeon

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The diary and letters of Dr. Baer open a window into a little-known aspect of the American Civil War. Caleb Baer was born in Maryland and served in Missouri, both of which were border states with divided loyalties. Caleb served with Confederate forces, but his family members in Frederick County, Maryland, were staunch Union supporters. Never-before-published documents show a human side to the Civil War, including the toll the war took on families.

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Bucks for Barton!

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Clara Barton’s Missing Soldiers Office is proud to be the recipient of a $5,000 grant from the Partners in Preservation Grant Campaign towards the restoration of the site. The Museum’s goal is to match the $5,000 grant in 30 days. Now through June 12th you can help us double the funds received!

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Help Us Win $100000 by VOTING

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CLICK FOR CLARA!
Vote for us and we will win $100000. Vote daily from now until May 10. Like us on facebook and share your love. After 1 day of voting we are in 11th place. Please share with friends and co-workers.

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Rebecca Pearl Art Show

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The War Horse and Their Generals
An equestrian’s dream. Artist Rebecca Pearl has painted more than 9 originals of the Gettysburg monuments to Generals and their mounts. Don’t miss this one of a kind Civil War experience — Art brings them to life.

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NMCWM Membership Drive

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2013 Membership Drive. Click here to learn more and help support our member funded Museum!! Our goal is to double the size of our membership program. Enjoy events, lectures, admission to three unique historical sites, participate in actual Civil War Experiences. Become a member today!

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Living Historian Workshop

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Four stellar living historians and museum professionals share their experience and expertise with professional and volunteer museum staff interested in improving their mid-Victorian medical impressions. We offer a rare opportunity to tour the Museum with its founder Dr. Gordon Dammann. He’ll expound on his unique perspective on artifacts currently on display from his original collection. 8:30am until 5pm. Programs, notebook, handouts, lunch and snacks included. Pre-registration required.

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Cigar and Whiskey Night 2013

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The 2nd annual Cigar and Whiskey Night on South Mountain at a private historic farm. Enjoy stories, stogies and sips of aqua vitae! Featuring Smooth Ambler Spirits and Catoctin Creek Distillery. This year, spend the night under our tent for an enhanced Civil War experience. Limited to 75 attendees – what a perfect Holiday Gift.

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