Gaithersburg Community Museum

August 18, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Virtual Events in Montgomery County Commemorating 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage

It’s officially been 100 years since the 19th amendment was ratified in the U.S. Constitution, granting women the right to vote. Although celebrations won’t be done in person because of the coronavirus, there are a number of ways to virtually celebrate this milestone in Montgomery County. Here’s a look at physical distant-friendly ways of celebrating […]

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January 31, 2020 | Veronica Canales

A Guide for Black History Month Events in Montgomery County

February offers many ways to honor Black History Month. Much like last year, organizations in the county plan to host programs and events commemorating both the history and the prominent role of African Americans in the community. Below are some of the various events that will take place during Black History Month throughout Montgomery County: “Family Day: Black […]

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July 24, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for July 24 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, July 24. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Elrich to Address Media: Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich will address the media this morning at 11 a.m. to discuss the impact of the Fiscal Year 2019 budget and investments that were made this year about housing. 2. Protecting Seniors from […]

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July 4, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for July 4 in Montgomery County

Happy Fourth of July! Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.  Where to Find Local Fireworks: There will be a variety of opportunities to see fireworks and to participate in activities for the Fourth of July throughout Montgomery County. All events are family-friendly and most include live entertainment. Click here to see […]

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July 3, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for July 3 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, July 3. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. The Emotional Impact of the Loss of the Freedom of Driving: The City of Rockville is hosting a workshop today at the Rockville Senior Center from 10:30 a.m. until noon to help people who’ve had to give up driving due […]

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January 31, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

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Celebrating Black History Month in the County: An Event Guide

Intended to recognize blacks’ prominent role in U.S. history, Black History Month has been nationally observed every February for over 40 years. Several Montgomery County organizations have events planned to celebrate and to educate residents. Here are some of the many Black History events that will take place throughout the county this month:  “Family Day […]

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August 15, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 16, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 16, in Montgomery County: 1. Coffee With A Cop: Montgomery County Police Department’s Sixth District will host ‘Coffee with a Cop’ from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at the Rothbury Drive McDonalds in Gaithersburg. Reminder 6th District Coffee w/ a Cop this Wednesday at the Rothbury Dr. McDonalds. […]

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January 20, 2015 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County During the Civil War (VIDEO)

Historian and author James Johnston was the keynote speaker at a recent Tuesday Topics presentation at the Gaithersburg Community Museum. In this short video, Johnston notes that Montgomery County was visited by numerous Confederates during the Civil War. The next Tuesday Topics is scheduled for Feb. 10 at 7 p.m. and features Kerry Wixted of […]

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January 2, 2015 | Staff Writer

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Explore Local History Through Gaithersburg’s “Tuesday Topics” Lecture Series

Gaithersburg continues it’s “Tuesday Topics” lecture series designed to explore local history on the second Tuesday of each month at the Community Museum. The Museum is located in the restored 1884 B&O Railroad Station at 9 South Summit Avenue. The cost is $5 per session.       Tuesday Topics sessions include: Differing Historical Perspectives on Slavery […]

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October 2, 2014 | Krista Brick

Gaithersburg’s Community Museum has New Logo, New Hours

The Gaithersburg Community Museum is extending its hours and showing off its new logo on the side of the city’s newly restored caboose. Located at 9 S. Summit Avenue the museum has new extended hours: Tues. – Sat., 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. “We felt like there was an audience for the extended hours. We have […]

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