Civil War Events
Commemorative events open a window on the waning days of the Civil War; reflect on the life, death, and legacy of President Lincoln; and relive the pursuit of his assassin, John Wilkes Booth.
1 The Full Story: Maryland, The Surratts, and the Crime of the Century
Dates: Through December 13, 2015
Surratt House commemorates the 150th anniversary of the end of the American Civil War with an exhibit reflecting the role of Maryland in the conflict, the choices made by the Surratt family, and the after effects on the family and the nation.
2 His Wound Is Mortal: The Final Hours of President Abraham Lincoln
Dates: Through December 31, 2015
This exhibition at the National Museum of Health and Medicine (NMHM) features artifacts related to the Lincoln assassination, including the bullet that killed the president. It opens to the public on Monday, Mar. 2, 2015.
3 Edwin and John Wilkes Booth: A House Divided
Date: April 12, 2015
Edwin and John Wilkes Booth: A House Divided presented by Dave Taylor, the creator and administrator of Boothiebarn.com. Dave is a Lincoln Assassination writer, researcher and speaker.
17 Tudor Lane
Bel Air, MD 21015
4 Lincoln's Life & Legacy, Beyond Gettysburg
Date: April 18, 2015
Featuring Dr. Duke Thompson on piano, author and historian, Erika Quesenbery Sturgill and photographer, Dave Gigliotti.