Black History Month

  Join us in remembering and celebrating important people and events in African American history during the month of February. We will be offering special exhibits at three Western-Maryland locations […]

Maj. Martin Delany – Living History at Washington County Library

Washington County Library 100 S Potomac Street, Hagerstown, MD

Come join Us celebrate the life of Major Martin Delany, abolitionist, journalist, physician, soldier, and writer, and the first black man to receive a regular army commission. Tim Hodges will […]

The Life of Jacob Francis Wheaton

Washington County Library 100 S Potomac Street, Hagerstown, MD

The Life of Jacob Francis Wheaton presented by Fred Chavis. Jacob Wheaton was born in Middletown, Maryland and moved to Hagerstown in the 1850s. He is believed to be the […]

Hear The Story of Sojourner Truth

Washington County Library 100 S Potomac Street, Hagerstown, MD

Join us on Saturday, April 2, 2022 at the Washington County Free Library to hear Mrs. Fanny Crawford share the story of Sojourner Truth. Where: Washington County Free Library When: […]

Race Relations Forum

Washington County Library 100 S Potomac Street, Hagerstown, MD

Attend this community-focused forum on race relations in Washington County. Date: April 16, 2022 Time: 2:00 pm 'til 4:00 pm Location: Washington County Library 100 South Potomac Street Hagerstown, MD  […]

KHS Presentation on Red Hill African American Church & Cemetery

St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church 53 N Main St., Keedysville, MD

A brief discussion of the history of Pleasant Hill A.M.E. Church & Cemetery on Red Hill Road, Keedysville, a project of the African American History Association of Western Maryland. With […]

Docent Training Workshop 2022

Tolson Chapel and School 111 E High Street, Sharpsburg, MD

This year's docent training workshop will be held on Saturday, April 23, beginning at 10:00 am and should be done by noon. We would love to have you join us […]

Red Hill Cemetery Clean-up

Red Hill Cemetery West of 5628 Red Hill Rd., Keedysville, Maryland

Join us for our Spring Clean-up of the Historical Red Hill Cemetery.

Lincoln’s Bodyguard

Embassy Theater 49 Baltimore St., Cumberland, Maryland

There are over 400 Lincoln reenactors but only one Lincoln bodyguard reenactor. Bob O'Connor, who has been portraying Ward Hill Lamon across the country since 2007, will be appearing for […]

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Our goal is to offer most of our programs for free to the public. In order to do so at times we need to rent facilities and provided refreshments or speaker fees. Please consider donating using our GoFundMe page. Thank you for your support.