Step back in time.

Explore the unique Catoctin Furnace living history village. The Catoctin Furnace Historical Society, Inc. celebrates, studies, and preserves the rich history of this pre-Revolutionary industrial village, including the architecture, cultural landscapes, lifeways, and foodways of the workers.

Open Museum Days

The Museum of the Ironworker is open!
Every Saturday and Sunday from 10 am - 2 pm
• Tour the restored 1820 worker house
• See the forensic facial reconstructions
• Learn about iron making
• Watch our new videos
• Search for ancestors in the company ledgers

August CFHS Meeting

Tuesday, August 10, Noon - 2 p.m.
WE WILL MEET IN PERSON AT THE MUSEUM OF THE IRONWORKER. IF YOU CANNOT JOIN IN PERSON, WE WILL BE ALSO UTILIZING ZOOM. AFTER REGISTERING, YOU CAN JOIN ON YOUR COMPUTER OR BY TELEPHONE. If you experience any issues, please call 240-288-7396 and we will help you register.

Monthly meetings will require participants to register in advance. Click the link and register for the meeting here:

https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIlfuqtqjojHdA9dStApMwF2ZjmpQ8ZmgVW

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. You only have to register once, and once you are registered, you will be registered for the remainder of the meetings until January 2022. Your confirmation email from Zoom will send you a link that you can add to your calendar, and you will be able to join the meeting every second Tuesday of the month. We have switched to this format so that we do not have to send out a new link every month.

June 29, 2021 in Uncategorized

Frederick News Post Article

Our recent unveiling, “Forged in Iron and Bone: Unveiling Faces of the Enslaved” was profiled in the Frederick News Post on June 25, 2021.  Read it here.
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May 28, 2021 in Uncategorized

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