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135 West Washington Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Hagerstown, MD 21740 US

August 2023

Genealogy Research Consultations

August 9, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, happening 10 times

Miller House Museum, 135 West Washington Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Hagerstown, MD 21740 US
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$5

A staff genealogy researcher will be onsite for one-on-one genealogy consultations. From beginner to expert, our genealogist can help you out! The kinship Family Heritage Research Center is the only dedicated genealogy center in Washington County and is a “go-to” spot to learn more about the rich history of the area’s founding, industrial roots, and family ties. Consultations are Wednesdays from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM and are geared for a full range of research experience. If you are a kinship member, your consultation is free. Walk-ins are welcomed, and you may pay at the door. Call 301-797-8782 or email info@washcohistory.org for more information about our genealogical services.

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Genealogy Research Consultations

August 30, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, happening 10 times

Miller House Museum, 135 West Washington Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Hagerstown, MD 21740 US
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$5

A staff genealogy researcher will be onsite for one-on-one genealogy consultations. From beginner to expert, our genealogist can help you out! The kinship Family Heritage Research Center is the only dedicated genealogy center in Washington County and is a “go-to” spot to learn more about the rich history of the area’s founding, industrial roots, and family ties. Consultations are Wednesdays from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM and are geared for a full range of research experience. If you are a kinship member, your consultation is free. Walk-ins are welcomed, and you may pay at the door. Call 301-797-8782 or email info@washcohistory.org for more information about our genealogical services.

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September 2023

Daniel Adam Maltz Fortepianist

September 1, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on September 2, 2023 at 11:00 am

Miller House Museum, 135 West Washington Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Hagerstown, MD 21740 US
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$45 – $50

Enjoy Haydn and Mozart’s piano works performed as they intended them to be heard — in a private home on a period instrument. During the Classical era in Vienna, composers expected their keyboard music to entertain relatively small audiences in more intimate settings than today’s large concert halls. And, the era’s pianos (known as “fortepianos”) are very different from modern Steinways. The Miller House in Hagerstown is offering you this unique chance to experience the Classical era, so get your tickets now! Fortepianist Daniel Adam Maltz is based in Vienna and studied Historical Performance at the Royal Academy of Music in London and at Vienna’s University for Music and Performing Arts. He performs on historic Viennese fortepianos, utilizing the vast range of tones, colors, and techniques familiar to Classical-era composers.

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Daniel Adam Maltz Fortepianist

September 2, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on September 2, 2023 at 11:00 am

Miller House Museum, 135 West Washington Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Hagerstown, MD 21740 US
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$45 – $50

Enjoy Haydn and Mozart’s piano works performed as they intended them to be heard — in a private home on a period instrument. During the Classical era in Vienna, composers expected their keyboard music to entertain relatively small audiences in more intimate settings than today’s large concert halls. And, the era’s pianos (known as “fortepianos”) are very different from modern Steinways. The Miller House in Hagerstown is offering you this unique chance to experience the Classical era, so get your tickets now! Fortepianist Daniel Adam Maltz is based in Vienna and studied Historical Performance at the Royal Academy of Music in London and at Vienna’s University for Music and Performing Arts. He performs on historic Viennese fortepianos, utilizing the vast range of tones, colors, and techniques familiar to Classical-era composers.

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Genealogy Research Consultations

September 6, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, happening 10 times

Miller House Museum, 135 West Washington Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Hagerstown, MD 21740 US
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$5

A staff genealogy researcher will be onsite for one-on-one genealogy consultations. From beginner to expert, our genealogist can help you out! The kinship Family Heritage Research Center is the only dedicated genealogy center in Washington County and is a “go-to” spot to learn more about the rich history of the area’s founding, industrial roots, and family ties. Consultations are Wednesdays from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM and are geared for a full range of research experience. If you are a kinship member, your consultation is free. Walk-ins are welcomed, and you may pay at the door. Call 301-797-8782 or email info@washcohistory.org for more information about our genealogical services.

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Culture & Cocktails: Remembering Clara Barton

September 8, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Miller House Museum, 135 West Washington Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Hagerstown, MD 21740 US
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Clarissa Harlowe Barton was a hospital nurse during the Civil War, a teacher, and a patent clerk. Today she's best remebered as the nurse who founded the American Red Cross.  On Friday, September 8, join Assistant Secretary for the MD Dept. of Commerce Tom Riford and Sculptor Toby Mendez as they share exciting developments about the Clara Barton Memorial sculpture to be erected on the Hagerstown Cultural Trail near City Park. This month’s cocktail is the Red Cross, a red colored drink for the non-profit Barton founded. Doors open at 5:30 PM and light hors d' oeuvres will be served! Culture & Cocktails 2023 has been made possible by the generous support of the James and Mary Schurz Foundation of Williamsport, MD.

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Genealogy Research Consultations

September 13, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, happening 10 times

Miller House Museum, 135 West Washington Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Hagerstown, MD 21740 US
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$5

A staff genealogy researcher will be onsite for one-on-one genealogy consultations. From beginner to expert, our genealogist can help you out! The kinship Family Heritage Research Center is the only dedicated genealogy center in Washington County and is a “go-to” spot to learn more about the rich history of the area’s founding, industrial roots, and family ties. Consultations are Wednesdays from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM and are geared for a full range of research experience. If you are a kinship member, your consultation is free. Walk-ins are welcomed, and you may pay at the door. Call 301-797-8782 or email info@washcohistory.org for more information about our genealogical services.

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Architecture Walking Tour of Downtown Hagerstown

September 16, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Miller House Museum, 135 West Washington Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Hagerstown, MD 21740 US
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$15 – $20

Did you know? Much of Downtown Hagerstown’s urban “look” dates from its late 19th and early 20th century glory days as a railroad hub.  Join us on September 16 and learn about the fascinating architecture behind the buildings you pass daily as Dr. Paula Reed, an architectural historian, guides us on a walk back in time. During this tour, you will travel to the square and along the first blocks of Potomac and Washington Streets and learn about the many architectural styles and periods of Downtown Hagerstown. The tour will begin at 2:00 PM, and we will gather in front of the Miller House Museum. Be sure to dress for the weather and wear comfortable shoes and clothing. We will be walking about two miles.  Tickets are very limited, with only 20 available; we hope to see you there!

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Genealogy Research Consultations

September 20, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, happening 10 times

Miller House Museum, 135 West Washington Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Hagerstown, MD 21740 US
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$5

A staff genealogy researcher will be onsite for one-on-one genealogy consultations. From beginner to expert, our genealogist can help you out! The kinship Family Heritage Research Center is the only dedicated genealogy center in Washington County and is a “go-to” spot to learn more about the rich history of the area’s founding, industrial roots, and family ties. Consultations are Wednesdays from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM and are geared for a full range of research experience. If you are a kinship member, your consultation is free. Walk-ins are welcomed, and you may pay at the door. Call 301-797-8782 or email info@washcohistory.org for more information about our genealogical services.

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Genealogy Research Consultations

September 27, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, happening 10 times

Miller House Museum, 135 West Washington Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Hagerstown, MD 21740 US
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$5

A staff genealogy researcher will be onsite for one-on-one genealogy consultations. From beginner to expert, our genealogist can help you out! The kinship Family Heritage Research Center is the only dedicated genealogy center in Washington County and is a “go-to” spot to learn more about the rich history of the area’s founding, industrial roots, and family ties. Consultations are Wednesdays from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM and are geared for a full range of research experience. If you are a kinship member, your consultation is free. Walk-ins are welcomed, and you may pay at the door. Call 301-797-8782 or email info@washcohistory.org for more information about our genealogical services.

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October 2023

Genealogy Research Consultations

October 4, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, happening 10 times

Miller House Museum, 135 West Washington Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Hagerstown, MD 21740 US
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$5

A staff genealogy researcher will be onsite for one-on-one genealogy consultations. From beginner to expert, our genealogist can help you out! The kinship Family Heritage Research Center is the only dedicated genealogy center in Washington County and is a “go-to” spot to learn more about the rich history of the area’s founding, industrial roots, and family ties. Consultations are Wednesdays from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM and are geared for a full range of research experience. If you are a kinship member, your consultation is free. Walk-ins are welcomed, and you may pay at the door. Call 301-797-8782 or email info@washcohistory.org for more information about our genealogical services.

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Genealogy Research Consultations

October 11, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, happening 10 times

Miller House Museum, 135 West Washington Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Hagerstown, MD 21740 US
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$5

A staff genealogy researcher will be onsite for one-on-one genealogy consultations. From beginner to expert, our genealogist can help you out! The kinship Family Heritage Research Center is the only dedicated genealogy center in Washington County and is a “go-to” spot to learn more about the rich history of the area’s founding, industrial roots, and family ties. Consultations are Wednesdays from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM and are geared for a full range of research experience. If you are a kinship member, your consultation is free. Walk-ins are welcomed, and you may pay at the door. Call 301-797-8782 or email info@washcohistory.org for more information about our genealogical services.

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Culture & Cocktails: Artifacts of Black History from the WCHS Collection

October 13, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Miller House Museum, 135 West Washington Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Hagerstown, MD 21740 US
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On Friday, October 13, join local historian and author Dr. Emilie Amt for a lecture highlighting artifacts and treasures of black history from the WCHS collection, including church records, artwork, nineteenth-century photographs, and stories from the Miller House's past.  This month’s drink is the Sherry Cobbler, an American cocktail of sherry, sugar and citrus, shaken, served over ice and sipped through a straw. Doors open at 5:30 PM and light hors d' oeuvres will be served! Culture & Cocktails 2023 has been made possible by the generous support of the James and Mary Schurz Foundation of Williamsport, MD. Photo: The A.M.C. Ebenezer Church Sabbath School Union Hymn Book. Hagerstown, MD. J.N.S. (Note: the church was founded June, 1839) (Note: this event was originally listed as "Victorian Spirit Photography" and has changed due to a scheduling conflict. For questions, please contact us at info@washcohistory.org or call 301-797-8782.)

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Genealogy Research Consultations

October 18, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, happening 7 times

Miller House Museum, 135 West Washington Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Hagerstown, MD 21740 US
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$5

A staff genealogy researcher will be onsite for one-on-one genealogy consultations. From beginner to expert, our genealogist can help you out! The kinship Family Heritage Research Center is the only dedicated genealogy center in Washington County and is a “go-to” spot to learn more about the rich history of the area’s founding, industrial roots, and family ties. Consultations are Wednesdays from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM and are geared for a full range of research experience. If you are a kinship member, your consultation is free. Walk-ins are welcomed, and you may pay at the door. Call 301-797-8782 or email info@washcohistory.org for more information about our genealogical services.

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Fort Ritchie & Catoctin History Bus Trip

October 21, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Miller House Museum, 135 West Washington Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Hagerstown, MD 21740 US
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$100 – $130

Join the Washington County Historical Society on Saturday, October 21 for our Fort Ritchie & Catoctin History Bus Trip, where we’ll explore a few of the Catoctin Mountain’s historic treasures.  WCHS Executive Director, Andy Stout, will serve as our tour guide as we traverse Catoctin history and meet up with local scholars along the way. It should also be the perfect time to enjoy our region’s lovely fall foliage. We'll start off by meeting at the JC Penney parking lot at the Valley Mall where we'll depart Hagerstown from this location by bus at 9:00 AM. Guests should plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to departure.  Our group will first head east and drive by the Mt. Aetna Iron Furnace where we’ll hear from Dr. Paula Reed about this site’s significance. From here, we’ll continue on the bus for a driving survey of the Catoctin landscape, noting other nearby sites in the area. Guests will see Cave Hill in Cavetown, and hear about the former Great Cave’s archaeological past.  Next, we’ll make our way to Fort Ritchie, where guests will have a walking tour of the site and learn about the fort’s fascinating history. While at Fort Ritchie, guests will…

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Genealogy Research Consultations

October 25, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, happening 7 times

Miller House Museum, 135 West Washington Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Hagerstown, MD 21740 US
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$5

A staff genealogy researcher will be onsite for one-on-one genealogy consultations. From beginner to expert, our genealogist can help you out! The kinship Family Heritage Research Center is the only dedicated genealogy center in Washington County and is a “go-to” spot to learn more about the rich history of the area’s founding, industrial roots, and family ties. Consultations are Wednesdays from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM and are geared for a full range of research experience. If you are a kinship member, your consultation is free. Walk-ins are welcomed, and you may pay at the door. Call 301-797-8782 or email info@washcohistory.org for more information about our genealogical services.

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Walking Tour of Rose Hill Cemetery

October 27, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Miller House Museum, 135 West Washington Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Hagerstown, MD 21740 US
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$15 – $20

Our October Cemetery tours are back! Join us for a unique walking tour of Rose Hill Cemetery on October 21, 27 and November 4 at 7:00 PM.  Cemetery Director, Colleen Rafferty, will share spine-chilling stories of unsolved mysteries, front-page tragedies, and other untimely deaths of those buried at Rose Hill.  Tours will last from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, and we will gather inside the cemetery's front gate. As parking is limited, it's best to park on Potomac Street.  Please note that only 50 tickets are available for each date, so register early if you're interested. This is an event you won't want to miss!

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November 2023

Genealogy Research Consultations

November 1, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, happening 7 times

Miller House Museum, 135 West Washington Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Hagerstown, MD 21740 US
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$5

A staff genealogy researcher will be onsite for one-on-one genealogy consultations. From beginner to expert, our genealogist can help you out! The kinship Family Heritage Research Center is the only dedicated genealogy center in Washington County and is a “go-to” spot to learn more about the rich history of the area’s founding, industrial roots, and family ties. Consultations are Wednesdays from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM and are geared for a full range of research experience. If you are a kinship member, your consultation is free. Walk-ins are welcomed, and you may pay at the door. Call 301-797-8782 or email info@washcohistory.org for more information about our genealogical services.

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Genealogy Research Consultations

November 8, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, happening 7 times

Miller House Museum, 135 West Washington Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Hagerstown, MD 21740 US
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$5

A staff genealogy researcher will be onsite for one-on-one genealogy consultations. From beginner to expert, our genealogist can help you out! The kinship Family Heritage Research Center is the only dedicated genealogy center in Washington County and is a “go-to” spot to learn more about the rich history of the area’s founding, industrial roots, and family ties. Consultations are Wednesdays from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM and are geared for a full range of research experience. If you are a kinship member, your consultation is free. Walk-ins are welcomed, and you may pay at the door. Call 301-797-8782 or email info@washcohistory.org for more information about our genealogical services.

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Culture & Cocktails: 18th-Century Holiday Decorating

November 10, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Miller House Museum, 135 West Washington Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Hagerstown, MD 21740 US
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Are you interested in decorating your home for the holidays in a festive colonial or early Federal period style? If so, this is the Culture & Cocktails for you! On Friday, November 10, join Master Gardener Denny Warrenfeltz of Roostervane Gardens as he shares festive holiday and winter decorating demonstrations of the late 18th century, including techniques to spruce up your hearth and home. This month’s cocktail is the Wassail, the name meaning "be in good health,"and is made from hot mulled cider. Doors open at 5:30 PM and light hors d' oeuvres will be served! Culture & Cocktails 2023 has been made possible by the generous support of the James and Mary Schurz Foundation of Williamsport, MD.

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Genealogy Research Consultations

November 15, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, happening 7 times

Miller House Museum, 135 West Washington Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Hagerstown, MD 21740 US
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$5

A staff genealogy researcher will be onsite for one-on-one genealogy consultations. From beginner to expert, our genealogist can help you out! The kinship Family Heritage Research Center is the only dedicated genealogy center in Washington County and is a “go-to” spot to learn more about the rich history of the area’s founding, industrial roots, and family ties. Consultations are Wednesdays from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM and are geared for a full range of research experience. If you are a kinship member, your consultation is free. Walk-ins are welcomed, and you may pay at the door. Call 301-797-8782 or email info@washcohistory.org for more information about our genealogical services.

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Genealogy Research Consultations

November 22, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, happening 7 times

Miller House Museum, 135 West Washington Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Hagerstown, MD 21740 US
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$5

A staff genealogy researcher will be onsite for one-on-one genealogy consultations. From beginner to expert, our genealogist can help you out! The kinship Family Heritage Research Center is the only dedicated genealogy center in Washington County and is a “go-to” spot to learn more about the rich history of the area’s founding, industrial roots, and family ties. Consultations are Wednesdays from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM and are geared for a full range of research experience. If you are a kinship member, your consultation is free. Walk-ins are welcomed, and you may pay at the door. Call 301-797-8782 or email info@washcohistory.org for more information about our genealogical services.

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Genealogy Research Consultations

November 29, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, happening 7 times

Miller House Museum, 135 West Washington Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Hagerstown, MD 21740 US
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$5

A staff genealogy researcher will be onsite for one-on-one genealogy consultations. From beginner to expert, our genealogist can help you out! The kinship Family Heritage Research Center is the only dedicated genealogy center in Washington County and is a “go-to” spot to learn more about the rich history of the area’s founding, industrial roots, and family ties. Consultations are Wednesdays from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM and are geared for a full range of research experience. If you are a kinship member, your consultation is free. Walk-ins are welcomed, and you may pay at the door. Call 301-797-8782 or email info@washcohistory.org for more information about our genealogical services.

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December 2023

Culture & Cocktails: George Swearingen: Husband, Sheriff, Murderer

December 8, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Miller House Museum, 135 West Washington Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Hagerstown, MD 21740 US
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$10 – $15

Did you know that one of Washington County's earliest notorious murders was committed by a young sheriff of Hagerstown? Learn all about it in this exciting true crime tale of murder most foul!  On Friday, December 8, join WCHS Curator and Programs Manager Abigail Koontz as she shares a true crime tale from 1828, when Hagerstown’s sheriff, George Swearingen, became a murderer. This month’s cocktail is the Bloody Poinsettia, a refreshing and sparkling (and dare we say bloody good) drink that is perfect for the holiday season. Doors open at 5:30 PM and light hors d' oeuvres will be served! Culture & Cocktails 2023 has been made possible by the generous support of the James and Mary Schurz Foundation of Williamsport, MD.

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January 2024

Genealogy Research Consultations

January 10 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Miller House Museum, 135 West Washington Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Hagerstown, MD 21740 US
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$5

A staff genealogy researcher will be onsite for one-on-one genealogy consultations. From beginner to expert, our genealogist can help you out! The kinship Family Heritage Research Center is the only dedicated genealogy center in Washington County and is a “go-to” spot to learn more about the rich history of the area’s founding, industrial roots, and family ties. Consultations are Wednesdays from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM and are geared for a full range of research experience. If you are a kinship member, your consultation is free. Walk-ins are welcomed, and you may pay at the door. Call 301-797-8782 or email info@washcohistory.org for more information about our genealogical services.

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Culture & Cocktails: Archaeology of the Jonathan Street Cabin

January 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Miller House Museum, 135 West Washington Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Hagerstown, MD 21740 US
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From an archaeological site, the subject of a museum exhibit, and a documentary--the Jonathan Street Cabin has had much-deserved buzz over the last several years. On Friday, January 12, join Senior Archaeologist Aaron Levinthal from the Maryland Department of Transportation as he explores the fascinating discoveries uncovered during the archaeological excavation at the historic Jonathan Street cabin. This month’s cocktail is the Cabin Fever, a bourbon forward drink sure to give you all those warm cabin feels. Doors open at 5:30 PM and light hors d'oeuvres will be served! Culture & Cocktails 2024 has been made possible by the generous support of the James and Mary Schurz Foundation. $15 – $20

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Genealogy Research Consultations

January 17 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Miller House Museum, 135 West Washington Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Hagerstown, MD 21740 US
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$5

A staff genealogy researcher will be onsite for one-on-one genealogy consultations. From beginner to expert, our genealogist can help you out! The kinship Family Heritage Research Center is the only dedicated genealogy center in Washington County and is a “go-to” spot to learn more about the rich history of the area’s founding, industrial roots, and family ties. Consultations are Wednesdays from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM and are geared for a full range of research experience. If you are a kinship member, your consultation is free. Walk-ins are welcomed, and you may pay at the door. Call 301-797-8782 or email info@washcohistory.org for more information about our genealogical services.

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February 2024

Genealogy Research Consultations

February 7 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Miller House Museum, 135 West Washington Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Hagerstown, MD 21740 US
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$5

A staff genealogy researcher will be onsite for one-on-one genealogy consultations. From beginner to expert, our genealogist can help you out! The kinship Family Heritage Research Center is the only dedicated genealogy center in Washington County and is a “go-to” spot to learn more about the rich history of the area’s founding, industrial roots, and family ties. Consultations are Wednesdays from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM and are geared for a full range of research experience. If you are a kinship member, your consultation is free. Walk-ins are welcomed, and you may pay at the door. Call 301-797-8782 or email info@washcohistory.org for more information about our genealogical services.

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Culture & Cocktails: History of Fort Ritchie

February 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Miller House Museum, 135 West Washington Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Hagerstown, MD 21740 US
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$15 – $20

Do you know where Fort Ritchie is? On Friday, February 9, Director and Curator of the Fort Ritchie History Museum Katy Self shares the history of the Fort as a Maryland National Guard post, World War II POW camp, and today’s history museum; learn about the many lives of the sight. This month’s cocktail is the Lucius Beebe’s Stork Club Manhattan, a 1946 recipe for this classic drink. Doors open at 5:30 PM and light hors d'oeuvres will be served! Culture & Cocktails 2024 has been made possible by the generous support of the James and Mary Schurz Foundation.

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Genealogy Research Consultations

February 21 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Miller House Museum, 135 West Washington Street, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Hagerstown, MD 21740 US
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$5

A staff genealogy researcher will be onsite for one-on-one genealogy consultations. From beginner to expert, our genealogist can help you out! The kinship Family Heritage Research Center is the only dedicated genealogy center in Washington County and is a “go-to” spot to learn more about the rich history of the area’s founding, industrial roots, and family ties. Consultations are Wednesdays from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM and are geared for a full range of research experience. If you are a kinship member, your consultation is free. Walk-ins are welcomed, and you may pay at the door. Call 301-797-8782 or email info@washcohistory.org for more information about our genealogical services.

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