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Five for your planner: Wednesday, Sept. 8

September 04, 2012
  • Maryland My Maryland, a re-enactment commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Battle of South Mountain on Saturday, Sept. 8, and the Battle of Antietam on Sunday.
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1. 'Maryland, My Maryland'

"Maryland My Maryland," a re-enactment commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Battle of South Mountain on Saturday, Sept. 8, and the Battle of Antietam on Sunday. Event is from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 9. Boonsboro Town Farm, 6927 Monroe Road, Boonsboro. $25 per person, per day; $40 per person, both days. Admission is free for ages 12 and younger. Go to www.marylandcampaign150.org.


2. A celebration of Boonesborough

Boonesborough Days will be 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, and Sunday, Sept. 9, at Shafer Memorial Park, Boonsboro. Free admission. Highlights include craft demonstrations typical of 18th- and 19th-century tradesmen, traditional crafts, a "Made in Boonsboro" display. Tri-State Astronomers will have a solar viewing of sunspots. Master Gardeners of Washington County will hold a plant clinic. South Mountain Coin and Relic Club will display Civil War artifacts and collectibles. Other activities include Raptors Up Close, horseshoes, a World War II encampment, trolley station museum, and a book signing. Sunday includes Blue & Gray Model-T Ford Car Club and an ecumenical worship service at 10 a.m.



3.  Artifacts from the farm

A collection of items found buried at the William Roulette Farm will be on display today through Saturday, Sept. 29. Pry House Field Hospital Museum, 18906 Shepherdstown Pike, Sharpsburg. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. $3. Call 301-416-2395.

 

4. Talking about Antietam

150th anniversary of the Battle of Antietam lecture will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, at Mumma Farm barn at Antietam National Battlefield, off Sharpburg Pike, Sharpsburg. Speakers include Daniel Vermilya, Susan Rosenvoldt, Dennis Frye, Mark Snell and Tim Rowland.  Free. Box lunches are available for $10 and must be ordered in advance at SHAF.org.



5. Moses' story brought to life



"Messiah's Mansion" will show and explain a life-size model of the tabernacle Moses and the Israelites built 3,000 years ago. Open 1 to 7 p.m. daily Saturday, Sept. 8, through Sunday, Sept. 16, at Review & Herald Publishing Association, 55 W. Oak Ridge Drive, Hagerstown. Free. Call 301-733-4411 or go to www.hagerstownsanctuary.com.





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