Join the B&O for an exploration of how B&O Railroad President John W. Garrett, Major General Lew Wallace, and Lieutenant Colonel David R. Clendenin saved Washington and President Lincoln!  

On June 29th, following the 1 pm train ride, join Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and historian Stephen A. Goldman, M.D. for a riveting tale of the battle at Monocacy Junction. Goldman will recount the role played by then B&O President John W. Garrett in saving the nation’s capital from confederate capture and explore Civil War history through a new lens!  

Best suited for ages 10+


Included with Museum Admission. FREE for B&O Members.

Lecture: August 10 @ 12 PM

A Friendship Beyond Wartime: The Bond Between Ulysses S. Grant & Abraham Lincoln

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Upcoming Events at the B&O


Monthly Tours

Go inside the the B&O No. C-1775 Wooden Bobber Caboose!

July 10, 13 & 14

Tour the B&O No. 7701 “Dreamland Sleeper”

August 14, 17 & 18

June 21

6:30-9:30 PM

Sensory Inclusive Summer Camp

Week 1: June 24-28

The Battle at Monocacy Junction: How the Railroad Saved Washington

June 29 | Lecture @ 1:45 PM

June 30 & July 28

12-1 PM

July 4

10:30 AM – 3:30 PM

July 13

5 PM – 8 PM



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