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Sandy Spring Museum Hosts “Montgomery County Lost and Found: The Road Less Traveled”

Booksigning and Author’s Talk
June 10, 2016 | 6:30 – 8:00 pm | Sandy Spring Museum
Free/Open to the public; registering in advance is recommended

Montgomery County Lost and Found: the Road Less Traveled, with local author, historian Eugene L. Meyer

In this special edition of Sandy Spring Museum’s History Happy Hour Series, award-winning author, journalist and editor Eugene L. Meyer will discuss “Lost and Found Montgomery County History,” illuminating the county’s Confederate past and the current controversy over the monument to Montgomery’s Confederate soldiers adjoining the 1890s courthouse in Rockville.Read More…

Civil War Reenactors at Sandy Spring Museum

Special Program: Civil War Reenactors: May 7, 3-5 pm
Exhibition Dates: May 7 – July 23, 2016
Farquhar Gallery
Cost: Free and open to the public

History will come alive when American Civil War reenactors visit Sandy Spring Museum on Saturday, May 7. Among the distinguished guests will be Montgomery County’s first public health officer, 19th century Rockville physician and Civil War surgeon Dr. Edward E. Stonestreet. Don’t miss this great opportunity to meet Dr. Stonestreet, hear fascinating war stories and explore Civil War era medical devices. There will also be some Civil War era clothing for attendees to try on.Read More…

Sandy Spring Museum to Host Monthly History Happy Hour Programs

Sandy Spring Museum welcomes and inspires history lovers and museum aficionados with engaging, fun, and, at times provocative, discussions as part of its History Happy Hour programs.

This monthly series, which is generously sponsored by Therrien Waddell Construction Group, offers individuals the opportunity to network and mingle over happy hour drinks and refreshments while enjoying a topic-specific talk. Topics range from Maryland food and beer history to book signings and everything in between.Read More…

Sandy Spring Museum Launches Barter Program

A new service is making the local bartering economy a little more legit. Sandy spring Museum has launched the Sandy Spring Museum Exchange, a unique barter program to build deeper relationships between the Museum and the community that it serves. As a local non-profit organization, the Museum relies heavily on donations from members and contributions from local businesses. The recent launch of this barter exchange provides a meaningful alternative to allow businesses and individuals to equally prosper without the exchange of money.Read More…

Sandy Spring Museum Partners with DC Road Runners to Bring Historical 9K Race to Town, Saturday, May 7

WHAT: Combine a lesson in local history with some exercise at the Sandy Spring Nanty Narking Nearly 9 K Run. This trail run takes participants past seven historic sites in the Sandy Spring community.

WHO: This event is hosted by Sandy Spring Museum. Partners include DC Road Runners, Sandy Spring Friends School, The Journey School, Underground Railroad Experience Trail, and the Maryland-National Capital Parks and Planning Commission.Read More…