The Battle of Antietam remains the bloodiest one-day battle on American soil. On September 17, 1862, 23,000 soldiers became casualties in the first major Confederate attack on the Union during the Civil War. Every year, the National Park Service honors their sacrifice when it illuminates the Battlefield with 23,000 luminaries.
An annual exploration of the histories of Patapsco Valley presented in cooperation with the Valley’s various stakeholders’ organizations. A dozen partners will offer over 20 programs including lectures, exhibits, guided tours, movie screenings, and more to engage visitors interested in a variety of experiences.
The Maryland House and Garden Pilgrimage (MHGP), a non-profit organization, is dedicated to the preservation and restoration of architecturally significant properties in the State of Maryland. The Pilgrimage has remained constant with this purpose since its formation in 1930. Pilgrims are given the opportunity to visit and tour unique houses and gardens spread out across the state of Maryland. The Spring 2019 tours will take place in Charles County, Queen Anne’s County, Baltimore City, Baltimore County, and Carroll County. The first site in Charles County is Stagg Hall, 8450 Commerce Street, Port Tobacco, MD 20677.
Join the Howard County Historical Society for for fabulous food, beer and wine, a casino, dancing, whiskey and champagne tastings, a costume contest, a screentest contest, professional photo sessions, a silent auction, and an historical house tour.