February 2020 Southern MD Civil War Round Table Meeting

February 11, 2020

The Southern Maryland Civil War Round Table is pleased to announce that its next meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 7:00pm at our NEW meeting location, The Maryland Veterans Museum, 11000 Crain Highway North, Newburg, MD 20664.

Guest Speaker:  Bob Crickenberger

As we observe Black History Month, join us tonight for a presentation by one of our own members, Bob Crickenberger. He will bring to life the service of various United States Colored Troops that were stationed at Point Lookout during the Civil War their interaction with the prisoners of war as well as the other guard units.

Retired as a Production Coordinator for the Prince George’s County Department of Printing, Bob has taken an active role in the preservation of our Southern Maryland Civil War history. A volunteer at Point Lookout State Park since 1978, Bob is also the founder and chairman of The Friends of Point Lookout, which has been in existence since 1985. As well as being a member of the Round table, Bob is also a member of the Sons of Union Veterans Sgt. james Harris Camp #38.

Please come out and join us as we learn about a special group of soldiers and the service the rendered to our country, while serving in our backyard! Attendance is free, but membership is recommended. Please feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns at bsunderland@somdcwrt.org or at 443-975-9142. We look forward to seeing you!

Blue and Gray Days

June 11 & 12, 2016

Blue and Gray Days

Point Lookout State Park

Point Lookout Maryland Address

Saturday June 11, 2016:  11:00am – 4:00pm

Sunday June 12, 2016:  11:am – 3:00pm 

The Maryland State Park Service, Department of Natural Resources, sponsored by the Friends of Point Lookout, invite you to attend the 28th Annual Blue and Gray Days Weekend at the original sites of historic Fort Lincoln and Camp Hoffman, prisoner of war camp, at Point Lookout State Park, Scotland, Maryland.  There is a service charge to enter Point Lookout State Park.

Activities Include:

– Hammond Hospital and Camp Hoffman (Prisoner of War Camp) Exhibits

– Infantry Drill and Musket Demonstrations

– Life in a military garrison, prisoner of war camp and civilian occupation of Point Lookout during the Civil War.

Blue and Gray Days | St. Mary's County MD Tourism
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