Events

Sat, 07/01 — 7/1.
11:30am — 4:30pm.

Newcomer Porch Program: Civil War Singer & Storyteller Matthew Dodd

The Newcomer House, 18422 Shepherdstown Pike, Keedysville, MD 21756

Hosted by Heart of the Civil War Heritage Area

Cost: Free

As part of the Heart of the Civil War Heritage Area’s 2017 Porch Program Series, singer and storyteller Matthew Dodd will entertain visitors on the porch of the Newcomer House on the Antietam National Battlefield; the same day as the park’s Salute to Independence. Dressed in period soldier’s clothing, Matthew Dodd takes listeners back in time to feel what it was like to be a soldier, civilian, loved-one-at-home or escaped slave in the Civil War Era. Through period songs, excerpts from actual letters, and anecdotes Matthew evokes the feelings and passions of that pivotal era of American history.

Tagged In: Recreational Event,

Since 1986 the Maryland Symphony Orchestra has presented a free Salute to Independence concert at Antietam National Battlefield near Sharpsburg, Maryland. Held on the first Saturday of July, the Salute has been billed as Maryland’s Most Patriotic Event. The evening concert attracts nearly 30,000 people from all over and is capped off by a spectacular fireworks display, one of the largest in the region.

Thu, 07/06.
7:00pm — 9:30PM.

Search Strategies for Ancestry.com and Google

Severna Park Methodist Church, 731 Benfield Rd, Severna Park, MD 21146

Hosted by Anne Arundel Genealogical Society

Cost: Free

Are you missing ancestors in your family tree? Have you hit a brick wall? Some of these search tips and tricks may help you! Ancestry and Google are two of the most popular sites accessed by folks searching for information about their ancestors, but these sites vary significantly in how their search engines operate.

Come to the Chesapeake Region Antique Automobile Club of America car show at the Fire Museum of Maryland. The Chesapeake Region of the Antique Automobile Club of America is the largest antique, classic and collector vehicle club in the Baltimore metropolitan area. The Fire Museum of Maryland is a nationally-recognized museum, featuring historical exhibits and fire equipment from 1806-1957.

Call the museum at 410-321-7500 to register.

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