Historical weapons, the War of 1812 and other ongoing exhibits for June 14

June 13, 2012
  • 200-year-old artifacts, part of the permanent collection of the Washington County Historical Society, will be displayed until 2014 at Miller House Museum in downtown Hagerstown.
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Historical weapons
Among weapons in the display are authenticated artifacts from Little Big Horn and a Sharps carbine similar to those taken during John Brown’s raid in Harpers Ferry, Va., in 1859. Exhibit continues through Friday, June 29. Allison-Antrim Museum, 365 S. Ridge Ave., Greencastle, Pa. Free; donation requested. Call 717-597-9325 or go

Treasures from the attic
“Potpourri — Treasures from the Attic” includes a naval uniform from the Spanish-American War, a 1866 ball gown, 1834 hatbox and ancient Egyptian oil and salt lamps. Exhibit continues through the end of June. Miller House Museum, 135 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. $5; $3, seniors and students; ages 14 and younger admitted free. Call 301-797-8782 or go to

Art in the Hallway
Artwork by Sue Parker is on display and for sale through the gift shop. Exhibit continues through June in the hallway near the information desk at Meritus Medical Center, 11116 Medical Campus Road, east of Hagerstown. A portion of the proceeds benefits Meritus Medical Center. Call 301-790-8144 or email

‘Masterpieces Remastered’
Ceramic works inspired by masterpieces from the paintings of Vermeer to the sculptures of Degas. Exhibit continues through June. The Potters’ Guild of Frederick, Cultural Arts Center, 15 W. Patrick St., downtown Frederick, Md. Call 301-662-4190.

Blues Fest artist
Artwork by 2012 Blues Fest poster artist Kate Fortin is on display. Exhibit continues through Tuesday, July 3. Washington County Arts Council, 14 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Call 301-791-3132 or go to

Summer art shows
Art will be displayed in conjunction with Wind Down Friday concerts. 6 to 9 p.m. most Fridays through September. Bridge of Life, 14 S. Potomac St., downtown Hagerstown. Email

Valley Art Association
All-membership exhibit and all-membership annual miniature art exhibit. Continues through Sunday, July 29. Mansion House Art Center, City Park, Hagerstown. Call 301-797-6813 or go to

The Newcomer House
The historic structure at Antietam National Battlefield has interpretive displays including On The Home Front and In The Heat of Battle. Open through October. Antietam National Battlefield, Md. 34 one-half east of Sharpsburg. Go to

Civil War trains
An authentic scale model Civil War railroad display in 3-D terrain demonstrating rail travel during the Civil War. Continues through Sunday, Dec. 30. Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington St., downtown Hagerstown. Admission, $5 to $7. Go to

Star-Spangled War of 1812
Five 200-year-old artifacts, parts of the permanent collection of the Washington County Historical Society, will be displayed until 2014. Miller House Museum, 135 W. Washington St., downtown Hagerstown. Call 301-797-8782. $5; $3, seniors and students; free for children 14 and younger. Go to

Children’s museum
Museum features an exhibition on Japanese culture, a dinosaur exhibit, a NASA exhibit and a 12-foot-long model of the Titanic. Discovery Station, 101 W. Washington St., Hagerstown. Admission costs $5 to $7; free for ages 3 and younger. Call 301-790-0076. Go to

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