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.

May 18 - 19

Maryland Iron Festival

The Maryland Iron Festival is a celebration of the Old Line State's unique history as a center for the craft of iron making.

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Become an Archaeologist for a day!

Sessions held every Sunday, 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.

More than 30,000 artifacts want to share their story with you (including prehistoric, 18th & 19th century, and Civil War). Work alongside professional archaeologists as they research, identify, and number these important pieces of the past.

Collier's Log House
12607 Catoctin Furnace Road
Free and open to the public (pre-registration required)
Contact Meredith at
or Catherine at
or call 443-463-6437.

May 8, 2019 in Uncategorized

New Podcast

Check out a new podcast about the CFHS Historic Building Trades Program.  It's on our In The News page!
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May 3, 2019 in Uncategorized

Iron Festival T-shirts Now Available!

You can now order your Maryland Iron Festival T-shirts!  They are available in two colors and a wide range of sizes.  Take a look at them in our Shop.
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