| Jan 16, 2013
| 2:21 PM
Still Life: The Painted Image
An exhibit of realistic still life paintings by contemporary artists, some traditional and some more innovative. Exhibit continues through Sunday, Jan. 20. Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, City Park, Hagerstown. Free....
| Dec 26, 2012
| 4:01 PM
The American Civil War has been very good for a Charles Town author who, in the last six years, has been researching the area’s history for material for historical novels based on real people and real situations connected with that conflict.
| May 15, 2013
| 10:07 AM
A popular summer concert series has seemingly escaped looming federal budget cuts. Fort Monroe's Music By the Bay series will begin June 13 and with a performance by the U.S. Fleet Forces Band Wind Ensemble.
Concerts take place on Thursday evenings at...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 2:25 PM
Cecil W. Thomas III strides down an old brick walk outside historic St. John's Church, scanning its ancient cemetery left and right for the tell-tale signs of Civil War soldiers.
Hundreds and hundreds of tombstones and monuments rise from the earth...
| May 11, 2013
| 3:18 PM
Top 10 Gettysburg events, attractions
•Major re-enactments June 29th and 30th (at Bushey Farm) and July 4-7 (at Redding Farm), with 10,000-plus re-enactors on the field.
•Commemorative ceremony, Gettysburg: A New Birth of Freedom, June 30,...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 12:50 PM
Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis never had the chance to meet each other as leaders during a divided America, but they're going to this weekend.
The town? Costa Mesa. The place? Fairview Park.
The occasion? "The town hall meeting that never...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 8:43 AM
Stories from one of American history's most revered women, Clara Barton, filled the Fallston library April 11, when more than 50 people watched Mary Ann Jung portray Barton during a living history presentation that spanned Barton's brave life as a...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 9:27 AM
To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg and the American Civil War, Harford County Public Library is hosting Civil War 150, a series of events including visits from bestselling authors of books about the Civil War, book discussion...
| Apr 12, 2013
Hagerstown author Preston “Toby” Law will speak to the Keedysville Historical Society on Monday at 7 p.m. at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 53 N. Main St., Keedysville. Law will discuss his new book, “Drummer Boy for the Bonnie Blue,...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 10:49 AM
1. Evening of foot-stomping music
The Grascals will perform at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 4, Shepherdstown Opera House, 131 W. German St., Shepherdstown, W.Va. $25. For tickets, go to www.operahouselive.com.
2. Through the looking glass
| Apr 1, 2013
| 2:22 PM
Appomattox is a magnet for people who want to know about the American Civil War. Thousands come to see the court house national park and the new Museum of the Confederacy.
For those who want to spend the night, there aren't many options.