150th Anniversary of the Release of the Prisoners of War at Point Lookout State Park

June 13 & 14, 2015

150th Anniversary of the Release of the Prisoners of War at Point Lookout State Park

Point Lookout Maryland Address

Saturday June 13, 2015:  11:00am – 4:00pm

Sunday June 14, 2015:  11:am – 3:30pm 

Activities Include:

– Living History programs

– Infantry and Artillery Demonstrations

– Release of Prisoner of War Ceremony

confederate prisoners point lookout

A special Saturday evening program will feature Mr. Ross Kimmel, co-author of “I’m Busy Drawing Pictures”, the Civil War Art and Letters of Private John Jacob Omenhausser, prisoner of war at Point Lookout.

A Civil War Living History Program Presented by:

The Maryland Park Service, Department of Natural Resources and The Friends of Point Lookout located at historic Fort Lincoln, Point Lookout State Park, Scotland, Maryland


2014 Park Day

April 5, 2014

Fort Lincoln/Camp Hoffman/Point Lookout State Park is looking for volunteers to assist in 2014 Park Day, April 5, 2014 from 9:30am to 2:00pm.  Part of a national campaign at Civil War sites across the nation, volunteers will meet at Point Lookout State PArk, 11175 Point Lookout Road, Scotland MD 20687 at 9:30am for general clean and maintenance at the Civil War facilities. The only tools needed are a good pair of work gloves and a willing spirit! 🙂 Light food and drinks (snacks/desserts) to be provided.  After the working hours of this event, costumed interpreters will provide tours of the area and a weapons demonstration for all participants. (Weather Permitting!)

For more details, please contact Bob Crickenberger at 301-872-5688 or by email at crickenberger@comcast.net.  See you there!