Garden Talk, Design and Install Raised Beds, The Institute

Garden Talk, Design and Install Raised Beds, The Institute

Tuesday September 13th, 20th, & 27th, 2022 * 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Garden Talk #1 in a series of 3: Design and Install Raised Beds
In the first of a series of three Garden Talks, gardening expert Pam Rowland presents an in-the-garden program on how to design and install raised beds in your backyard.
Garden Talk #2 in a series of 3: Growing & Drying Herbs
In the second of a series of three Garden Talks, gardening expert Pam Rowland presents an in-the-garden program on how to plant and nurture herbs in the garden, and how to preserve them by drying.
Garden Talk #3 in a series of 3: Herbs as Medicine During the Civil War
In the final program in a series of three Garden Talks, guest speaker Greg Susla will discuss the medicinal uses of herbs during the Civil War.
A retired pharmacist, Susla has extensive experience with the medicinal herb garden at the Pry House on Antietam Battlefield, and with the National Museum of Civil War Medicine. 
He will talk about the medicinal applications of various plants grown and their uses during the 19th century. 
Held in the Institute’s Civil War-era garden at Monterey Pass, attendees will see first-hand what raised beds look like, discover why they are beneficial and learn how to create them.
The adjacent Monterey Pass Battlefield Museum will be open especially for attendees of this event.
Cost is $5 per program. Space is limited, and pre-registration is required.
To register, email the Institute at:
“Antique Boutique: Small Scale Sale”

“Antique Boutique: Small Scale Sale”

Renfrew Museum and Park
Accessions Committee Fundraiser to Benefit Museum Collection
Sunday, November 1, 2020 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Renfrew Museum and Park, 1010 E. Main Street, Waynesboro
$5 per person / $2 for Kids 3-12 / Children 2 & Under Free
(Limit of 25 people permitted inside Visitor Center and Museum House at any given time. For the enjoyment of everyone, please observe and respect social distancing and gathering requirements at the time of the event.)
Shop boutique-style with a limited, but quality, selection of fine antique and vintage items from several dealers. Your admission includes an abbreviated tour of the 1812 Royer House and our exhibits of John Bell pottery and tradesmen’s tools. Proceeds benefit artifact care and acquisition. 
Register here
1st Annual Photography Contest

1st Annual Photography Contest

Monterey Pass Battlefield Park
Friends of the Monterey Pass Battlefield, Inc. is now accepting submissions for its 1st Annual 4 Seasons Photo Contest!
Cash Prizes to be awarded: 1st – $150, 2nd – $75, 3rd – $50
All photos must have been taken at Monterey Pass Battlefield Park between September 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021.  Submissions must be received by 11:59 PM on July 15, 2021.
Winners will be announced and displayed at our museum on July 31, 2020, and online at
To submit your photo or ask questions, email us at  For a complete list or rules, Click here to visit us our Facebook page
Weekend Encampment

Weekend Encampment

Monterey Pass Battlefield Park & Museum
*  Reenactors
*  Living History
*  Battlefield Tour – September 19th * 12:00 PM & September 20th 10:00 AM
*  Cannon Demonstrations – September 19th * 11:00 AM & 2:00 PM, September 20th * 12:00 PM
Walking Trails & Self-Guided Tours are open all year around
Civil War Museum Open 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Weekend