Like any historic area, New Windsor has its fair share of fascinating characters and stories, all of which add to the special charm of this town, making it much more than just a place to sleep at night.

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New Windsor Middle Students on Historic Tour

Local middle school students recently used GPS devices donated by the Heart of the Civil War Heritgage Area to go on a Historic Scavenger Hunt in New Windsor, MD.

Meeting Information

Business Meetings of the New Windsor Heritage Committee typically take place the 1st Monday of each month at the Museum


Recent Announcements

  • Free Gospel Sing w/Local & Regional Choirs February 28, 2016, 4:00-5:30 p.m., St. Paul United Methodist Church, 200 Main Street, New Windsor, MD 21776Tickets & Info - Contact Teresa Hebron at 443-340-6198
    Posted Nov 9, 2015, 1:26 PM by Shari McComber
  • Annual Heritage Tea IN PRIVATE HOMES! (Homes to be announced) See a beautiful historic home and enjoy a traditional Tea - March 19, 2016, 2:00-4:00 P.M. Watch this website for ...
    Posted Nov 9, 2015, 1:29 PM by Shari McComber
  • Pints & the Past Microbrew special dinner featuring 5 different local ales! AND a special presentation by a brew master, including history of New Windsor taverns.SEATING IS LIMITED! April 23, 2016, 7 - 9 ...
    Posted Nov 21, 2015, 8:06 AM by Shari McComber
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Check out our Events page for more upcoming activities and to look at our calendar.

New Windsor Museum sign photo courtesy of Mary Briggeman


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Let one of our knowledgeable docents teach you something new about our town!

No Public Restrooms / Handicapped Parking Available

Museum Tour on DVD Upon Request

Due to the historic features of the 1812 building that houses the New Windsor Heritage Committee Museum, accessibility to guests with physical disabilities can be challenging. In order to provide the best possible experience to all guests, NWHC strives to accommodate guests with disabilities by providing alternative experiences, including a video tour, electronic records, and other accommodations to assist with guests’ special needs. With advance notice, we will make every effort to respond to special needs requests.

Contact us at 410-635-2602 or send an e-mail to