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Annual Fort Stevens Day

Fort Stevens 6001 13th St NW, Washington, District of Columbia

July 11-12, 1864 - the only Civil War battle in the Nation's Capital and the only time a sitting President came under direct enemy fire.  The battle engaged other Civil War defenses, including Forts Reno, Bayard, DeRussy, Slocum, Totten and Bunker Hill.  Battleground National Cemetery, north of Fort Stevens on Georgia Ave., holds the remains…

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Open Air Flea Market in Germantown

Germantown MARC Station 19311 Mateny Hill Rd, Germantown, MD

The Germantown Open Air Flea Market is returning for the season!  It will be held on the first Saturday of the month from April to November at the Germantown MARC Rail Commuter parking lot.         Learn more about this event HERE!

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Harriet Tubman Day

Button Farm Living History Center 16820 Black Rock Road, Germantown, MD

Button Farm, a living history site on the grounds of Seneca Creek State Park in Germantown, will hold its third annual Harriet Tubman Day on September 17.  First founded at Button Farm in 2017, Tubman Day reveals the life of Harriet through hands-on activities for visitors of all ages.

Historic Tax Credit Workshop via WebEx

Rockville Historic District Commission virtual workshop, Tuesday, Sept. 27, alongside the Maryland Historical Trust and Montgomery County Historic Preservation Department. Speakers: Dana Marks, officer with Tax Credit Programs of the Maryland Historical Trust, and Michael Kyne, historic preservation planner at Montgomery County Planning Department. Learn about federal, state and local preservation tax credits available to…

Street Car Rides at the National Capitol Trolley Museum

National Capitol Trolley Museum 1313 Bonifant Rd, Colesville, Maryland

All aboard every Saturday at the National Capital Trolley Museum! Learn about a century of DC street car service from 1862 - 1962, enjoy our model railway, and take a scenic ride on our collection of antique street cars on a two-mile stretch of woodland track. Fun for all! Ticketed. Get tickets HERE! $10 General, $8…

Train Day

Gaithersburg Community Museum 9 S. Summit Ave, Gaithersburg, Maryland

Immerse yourself in everything trains as the Community Museum celebrates the City’s long & storied history with the railroad during “Train Day." The 1918 Steam Engine will be open. View large-scale steam locomotive model train displays exhibited by Local Locos Live Steamers, view the Hobo Code model train display, and make a train craft. Free.

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Historic Preservation MCATLAS Training

The Historic Preservation Office of Montgomery Planning will be hosting a virtual demonstration on how to use an online map tool to explore historic property and burial site info.  Register HERE!

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MHT Architectural Fieldwork Symposium

MHT 100 Community Place, Crownsville, Maryland

The Maryland Historical Trust's annual Architectural Fieldwork Symposium brings together field surveyors, architectural historians, preservation planners, and related practitioners from across the state to discuss recent projects, themes, and methodology. The symposium will be held on-site at 100 Community Place in Crownsville on October 27, 2022 from 9:30 am to 4:00pm. You can view the full agenda…

$20 – $30

MPI Historic Preservation Awards Ceremony

Kensington Armory 3710 Mitchell Street, Kensington, Maryland

MPI is thrilled to announce that the 2021 Awards will be presented soon! Co-producers Sandy Heiler and Kathie Mack are working closely with official presenters, knowledgeable witnesses, and deserving awardees to record their testimonies and stories, accompanied by lots of photographs. The resulting movie will be shown in person at the historic Kensington Armory on Friday…

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44th Annual Gaithersburg Railroad, Steamship, Transportation Artifacts Show

Montgomery County Fairgrounds 501 Perry Pkwy, Gaithersburg, Maryland

The 44th Annual Gaithersburg Railroad, Steamship, Transportation Artifacts Show will be held at the Montgomery County Fairground from 9am to 3:30pm Saturday and Sunday, November 5th and 6th. Tickets via Eventbrite or at door. Contact Charlie Miller at 703-536-2954 for info.

44th Annual Gaithersburg Railroad, Steamship, Transportation Artifacts Show

Montgomery County Fairgrounds 501 Perry Pkwy, Gaithersburg, Maryland

The 44th Annual Gaithersburg Railroad, Steamship, Transportation Artifacts Show will be held at the Montgomery County Fairground from 9am to 3:30pm Saturday and Sunday, November 5th and 6th. Tickets via Eventbrite or at door. Contact Charlie Miller at 703-536-2954 for info.

“Rustic Roads Functional Master Plan Update”

“Rustic Roads Functional Master Plan Update” briefing to HPC in advance of Planning Board Public Hearing Nov. 17 Watch the hearing here: https://montgomeryplanningboard.org/meetings/watch-online/

“Viaducts, Bridges and Trestles” at Germantown Library

Germantown Library 19840 Century Blvd., Germantown, MD

Next spring, Montgomery County, Maryland will celebrate the 150th anniversary of the arrival of the Metropolitan Branch of the B&O Railroad Line. The Germantown Historical Society is previewing the celebration on Saturday, November 19 with a talk by Susan Cooke Soderberg on the structures of the railroad. Come to the lecture to find out about…

Hike to Waring Viaduct

Izaak Walton League Pavillion 12057 Clopper Road, Germantown, Maryland

The Izaak Walton League of Rockville will welcome the Germantown Historical Society and guests onto their property for an exclusive walking tour of the Waring Viaduct — the 350-foot-long, 75-foot-high architectural marvel that carries the B&O Railroad over the Seneca Creek, hidden in the woods on the southern border of Germantown. We will meet at…

Railroad Station Open House – Building Open 10-2

Silver Spring B&O Station 8100 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD

OPEN HOUSE 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at historic SILVER SPRING B&O RAILROAD STATION on SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3rd! Family Friendly Event, All Ages! During MPI Open Houses, Anyone inside the building must wear a Mask in consideration for vulnerable patrons and staff of All Ages. Outdoors, Masking is optional. This Station is a Montgomery County Historic Site and…

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