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Monterey Pass Battlefield Programs: (2015)

Meeting Dates:

The FMPB, Inc. meets every third Thursday @ 6:30 pm at the Washington Township meeting room. All meetings are open to the public.

March 19, 2015 (Open Membership Annual Meeting)

April 16, 2015

May 14, 2015

June 18, 2015

July 16, 2015

August 20, 2015

September 17, 2015

October 15, 2015

November 19, 2015

December, No Meeting Scheduled


March 7, Interpretive & Docents Training and review of the Historic Weapons Policy for living history groups and staff, Monterey Pass Battlefield Park. 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (Closed to the public)


April 11, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Grand Opening of the Monterey Pass Battlefield Museum for tourism season, Monterey Pass Battlefield Park

April 11, Membership Spring Muster 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., Monterey Pass Battlefield Park. A members only exclusive tour of Maria Furnace Road covering it’s founding to the Retreat from Gettysburg. Be the first to officially step upon the same ground that thousands of Confederate troops marched upon after their defeat at Gettysburg. Another program, the Retreat from Gettysburg Overlooks Tour will be conducted and we will explore the Retreat from Gettysburg from two overlooks upon South Mountain. Some moderate walking is required. Membership is required to attend. If you are not a member, you may sign up for a membership on site and still attend these programs for free.

April 18, An American Hero, Re-dedication of the Joseph Brubaker Vietnam Memorial, Monterey Pass Battlefield Park


June 20, The New York State National Guard in Washington Township, Campfire program (Saturday Evening 8:00 – 8:45 p.m.)


July 2, Retreat from Gettysburg and the Battle of Monterey Pass Campfire Program, Visit the Gettysburg National Military Park website for times and location.


July 3-5, 152nd Commemoration of the Battle of Monterey Pass (See Schedule Below)

Friday, July 3, (6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.)

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., An Evening at the Museum – Monterey Pass Battlefield Park

7:30 p.m., An Evening Along The Maria Furnace Road – Monterey Pass Battlefield Park

Saturday, July 4 (9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.)

9:00 a.m., Orientation Talk – Monterey Pass Battlefield Museum

11:00 a.m., A Walking Tour, Advancing the Line, Custer’s Wolverines – Hawley Memorial Church

4:00 p.m., Making More Noise than a "Pack of Wild Indians.” The 1st West Virginia Cavalry – Rolando Woods Lions Club Park


Sunday, July 5 (9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.)

9:00 a.m., Orientation Talk – Monterey Pass Battlefield Museum

1:00 a.m., The Civilian Story – Rolando Woods Lions Club Park


July 25, The Confederate Retreat, Their Experiences, Campfire Program (Saturday Evening 8:00 – 8:45 p.m.)


August 22, Stories of the Battlefield Campfire Program (Saturday Evening 8:00 – 8:45 p.m.)

December 19, An Evening at the Museum by Candlelight