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December 2021

January 2, 2022 Open House – Cancelled

December 27, 2021 |8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Due to the recent increase in COVID-19 and the Omicron surge, we will be cancelling our Open Houses (held the first Sunday of each month) indefinitely. Please look for more information in our reopening in the future. Mask up and stay healthy!

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March 2022

The Odenton Heritage Society will celebrate Maryland Day weekend!

March 27 |1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Odenton Heritage Historical Center, 1367 Odenton Road
Odenton, MD 21113 United States
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The Odenton Heritage Society will celebrate Maryland Day weekend and Odenton’s recent addition to the Chesapeake Crossroads Heritage Area with a special open house at the OHS Museum on Sunday, March 27 from 1PM to 4PM. Learn how Odenton became a railroad hub in 1872, creating employment and shaping the town’s historic district.  Experience the lives of railroad workers and townspeople through artifacts, images, and A-V. Learn how Odenton supported the nation's war effort during World War I and World…

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April 2022

OHS April Open House

April 3 |1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Odenton Heritage Historical Center, 1367 Odenton Road
Odenton, MD 21113 United States
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The Odenton Heritage Society Museum displays present 150 years of community history including homes, stores, schools, World War I, baseball legend Gordon “Babe” Phelps, and the growth of Odenton’s railroads. The museum is housed in the 1912 Old Masonic Hall, located at 1367 Odenton Road. Admission and tours of our museum are free. Face masks will be required to enter the building.

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May 2022

OHS May Open House

May 1 |1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Odenton Heritage Historical Center, 1367 Odenton Road
Odenton, MD 21113 United States
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Join the Odenton Heritage Society in our next open house, Sunday, May 1st! We will continue to observe the town's 150th anniversary with "Odenton's Founders," a photo display about prominent 19th century families and their businesses. The general stores, post office, farms and cannery operated by the Watts and Murray families helped to define the young town and populate the area near the railroad junction at its center (today's MARC station). Additional displays present community history in the 20th century,…

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June 2022

OHS June Open House

June 5 |1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Odenton Heritage Historical Center, 1367 Odenton Road
Odenton, MD 21113 United States
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The Odenton Heritage Society will continue its celebration of Odenton's 150th anniversary with "Women on the Railroad," a photographic display showing local residents who worked in the headquarters of the WB&A Electric Railroad, coordinated troop train movements during World War II, and worked for the Railway Express Agency, a nationwide parcel service. The Society’s Museum, which displays community history and the growth of Odenton's railroads, is housed in the 1912 Old Masonic Hall (now known as the Odenton Historical Center)…

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