Sharpsburg Founders Day Celebration

Celebrating 143 years of history!


Saturday, July 8, 2006

Sharpsburg Town Hall (above the library)

sponsored by the Sharpsburg Historical Society


Come view the town history display throughout the day and enjoy music and

birthday cake during the late afternoon social.




3d Annual Sharpes Burgh Colonial Kids Camp


Saturday, July 8, 2006

9 am - 3 pm

Washington County Agricultural Education Center

7313 Sharpsburg Pike

Boonsboro, MD


Join our expert Living History Interpreters and our guest archaeologists

as you explore:


-The Role of Archaeology in Studying our past

-Archaeology - Tools of the Trade

-Colonial Medicine and Health Care

-Flint Knapping: Turning bones and stones into

practical tools and weapons

-Eastern Woodlands Indians: Pre- and Post Contact


-Native American Pottery


With special entertainment by the Potamack Indian



Period Crafts and snacks


This is a FREE event. Space limited. Advance

registration required.


Priority given to youth in grades 3-8.  Call

301-432-7984 or email

for registration information.


Hosted by the Sharpsburg Historical Society & the town

of Sharpsburg, and made possible by a grant from the

Washington County Gaming Commission and private