3 Oct 2018

Please join Dr. Mudd House docent Bob Bowser on Saturday, October 20, as he interprets the story of convicted conspirator Ned Spangler. The talk will discuss the controversies of Ned' arrest and conviction, the bond formed between Spangler and Mudd in prison, and Spangler's time spent living and working on the Mudd farm. The talk will also discuss some of the Ned Spangler artifacts on display at the Dr. Samuel A. Mudd House museum.The talk will conclude with a "field trip" to Ned Spangler's grave at the Old St. Peter's Church cemetery approximately 1 mile from the Mudd House.

8 Sep 2018

Please join head Dr. Mudd House docent Donna Peterson on Saturday September 15, as she continues the story of important heroines of the Civil War. This is a continuation of Donna's March presentation and will focus on women not covered in her first program!

All of our talks are free to the public and will begin at 1 pm in the Exhibit Building. Seating is limited, so please come early!

The Mudd House Museum is open from 11 am to 4 pm for guided tours. Tours of the House are $7 for adults, $2 for children aged 6-11, and children 5 and under are free.

24 Jul 2018

Remaining Monthly Talks

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Our monthly talks are a hit! To date, we have held five talks and have had almost 150 guests enjoy the events! We have reached the half way point of tour season, which means we still have plenty of opportunities for you to join us! Here are the remaining dates, speakers, and topics for 2018!

All of our talks are free to the public and will begin at 1 pm in the Exhibit Building. Seating is limited, so please come early!

2 Apr 2018

The Dr. Samuel A. Mudd Society is excited to announce that beginning on Saturday April 21, 2018, the Dr. Samuel A. Mudd House Museum will host monthly talks on various historical topics related to the Civil War and Lincoln Assassination. The talks are free with regular admission to the grounds. Each event will be held in the meeting room of our Exhibit Building. There is limited seating so please come early. The events are scheduled to begin at 1 pm and will be approximately one hour in length.

8 Jul 2016

Our 2016 renovation/repair work for this summer has entered a new phase, and we will need to close the house for another Wednesday, July 20. Also, for that whole week of July 18-22, we will be unable to accommodate any special tours. We will be open as usual the weekend before (July 16-17) and our regular tour schedule will resume with the weekend following (July 23-24). We apologize for any inconvenience. Please feel free to contact us if you have any further questions.

22 May 2016

We will be having some crucial maintenance work done the week of June 6th through 10th. Unfortunately, this means the museum will need to be closed on Wednesday, June 8, and we will be unable to accommodate any special tours that week. We will be open as usual the weekend before (June 4-5) and will be back open again the following weekend (June 11-12). We hope anyone who might have been planning to stop by that Wednesday can make it out one of those weekends or perhaps a future Wednesday instead!

14 Nov 2015

Come celebrate the holidays with us at our Fourteenth Annual Victorian Christmas on Saturday, December 5, and Sunday, December 6. The house will be decorated in the fashion of the period, and open for self-guided tours. We will have Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus, a Civil War soldier re-enactors camp, and complimentary holiday treats. We will be open from 11am to 8pm both days. Admission is $8 for adults, $2 for children (Society members free). Reservations are not required. We hope to see you there! For more information, call (301) 274-9358.


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