President Abraham Lincoln will talk to museum visitors about his train ride through the Odenton area in February 1865 to board a ship in Annapolis and attend a peace conference near Norfolk, Virginia. A local election handbill from 1864 promoting President Abraham Lincoln's re-election will be on display.
The OHS Museum shows the history of Odenton – its railroads, homes, churches, schools, stores and recreational activities – during the past 150 years. Displays about the Civil War, military history, and local businesses such as Nevamar are available. Stroll through Odenton’s history in photographs, objects, A-V, and photo murals. Explore the 1912 Old Masonic Hall. Admission is free.
The museum is located at 1367 Odenton Road, one block west of the intersection of Odenton Road and Piney Orchard Parkway.