Songs and Stories of...    

                       Schedule 2017
                                 (as of 8/1/17)
Jan 3—retirement center (... the New Year)
Jan 5-- school show (... the Old West)
Jan 6-- retirement center
Jan 9-- retirement center (...the American Hobo)
Jan 10-- retirement center
Jan 20-- retirement center
Jan 24-- retirement center  (...Old Sailing Days)
Jan 26-- retirement center  (...Old Canal Days)
Jan 27-- retirement center  (...Old Railroad Days)
Jan 31-- retirement center

Feb 2-- Sweet Arrow Lake (Ground Hog Day Show-- 9 a.m.)
Feb 8-- retirement center
Feb 9-- Newville Historical Society (... of the Civil War)
Feb 10-- retirement center (... of Valentine's Day)
Feb  13-- retirement center
Feb 15--  senior center
Feb 14-- retirement center
Feb 17-- retirement center
Feb 27- retirement center  (...of Mardi Gras)
Feb 28-- retirement center 

March 1-- St. Ignatius seniors
March 3-- The Pub, Frederick MD (...of St. Patrick's Day)
March 7-- retirement center (... of St. Patrick's Day)  
March16— retirement center  
March 17— retirement center
March 17  retirement center (... of St Pat's Day)
March 18-- Pittsburgh Zoo (...of the Zoo)
March 20-- retirement center
March 21-- retirement center
March 22-- retirement center  

April 1-- Gunston Hall, Lorton VA (...of the American Revolution)
April 4-- retirement community
April 5-- Great Horizons, Morris Plains NJ (...of the American Revolution)
April 8—Gettysburg KOA (...of the Civil War)
April 9-- Capital City Mall, Camp Hill PA  (...of Easter)
April 11-- retirement community
April 13-- retirement center
April 15-- West Shore Country Club (...of Easter)
April 20-- Peter Wentz Asso. Landsdale PA (...of the American Revolution)
April 21-- retirement center
April 24-- Springs PA Historical Society (...of Old Canal Days)
April 26-- Sun Inn, Bethlehem PA (...of the American Revolution)
April 27-- retirement center    `

May 4-- Manheim (PA) Historical Society (...of Old Railroad Days)
May 9-- retirement community
May 10-- senior center
May 15-- retirement center
May 16-- Manheim Twp Rec Center
May 18-- Delta PA Senior Center
May 20-- Gettysburg Campground (... of the Civil War)
May 21-- historical Society of Princeton
May 24-- retirement center (...of the Red, White and Blue)
May 26-- retirement center
May 27-- retirement center

June 2-- Greater Carlisle (PA) Street Fair  (...of Old Railroad Days)
June 3-- Gettysburg Campground 
June4-- Pennypacker Mills, Schwencksvlille PA (...of the Civil War)
June 10-- Gunston Hall (...of the American Revolution)
June 10- (eve) Gettysburg Campground (...of the Civil War)
June 13-- senior center
June 14-- retirement center
Jume 15-- Graham Library, New Cumberland PA(...of Building and Construction)
June 16-- retirement center (...of Summer)  
June 18-- Schuylkill Co. Hist. Soc.  (...of the American Road)
June 19-- Graham Library  (...of Building and Construction)
June 20-- retirement center           
June 21-- retirement center
June 22-- retirement center
June 23—Guthrie Library—10am (... of Building and Construction)              
June 25-- Schuylkill Canal Fest (... of Old Canal Days)
June 27-- retirement center
June 28-- Shamokin (PA) Library (... of Building and Construction)  
June 29-- Alex. Hamilton Library, Waynesboro PA (... of Building and Const.)
June 30-- (eve) Gettysburg KOA (...of the Civil War)

July 1-- (day)  Newcomer House (Antietam Battlefield), Sharpsburg MD (Civil War)
July 1-- (eve) Gettysburg Campground (...of the Civil War)
July 3—retirement center(... of the American Revolution)
July 4-- retirement center
July 5-- retirement center
July 6-- New Cumberland Library at 10:30 am (...of Building and Construction)
July 6-- (eve) retirement center
July 7-- The Pub, Frederick MD (...of the American Revolution)
July 9-- Easton Heritage Days (...of Old Canal Days)
July 11-- retirement center
July 12-- retirement center
July 14-- retirement center
July 16—Cape Henlopen State Park, Rehobeth Beach DE 7 p.m.
                                      (...of Old Sailing Days)                           (This is a change!)
July 19-- Northeastern Senior Center, Mt  Wolf PA  (...of the Red, White ad Blue)
July 20-- JCC of Reading PA  (...of the American Revolution)
July 22—Washington Crossing State Park NJ (...of the American Revolution)
July 23-- Historical Society of Montgomery Co. (...of Summer)
July 24-- day care center 
July 25-- retirement center
July 30--Reading Heritage Center  (...of Old Canal Days)
July 31-- Columbia Library 10 am (...of Building and Construction)

Aug 1-- retirement center
Aug 2-- Middletown (PA) Library  (...of Building snd Construction)
Aug 15-- retirement center
Aug 18-- retirement center
Aug 22-- retirement center
Aug 27-- Williamsport (Md) Canal Fest (...of Old Canal Days)
Aug 28-- retirement center (...for Labor Day)
Aug 29-- retirement center
Aug 30-- retirement center

Sept 1-- The Pub, Taneytown MD  (...of the American Road)
Sept 4-- retirement center
Sept 10--Kensington Md Railroad Show (...of Old Raiiroad Days)
Sept 13-- Great Horizons, Morris Plains NJ (...of the Forties)
Sept 15-- retirement center  (... around a Campfire)
Sept 23-- Rockingham Historic Site, Kingston NJ (...of Old Canal Days)
Sept 24-- Updike farmstead, Princeton NJ  (...of the Red, White and Blue)
Sept 26-- retirement center
Sept 27-- retirement center
Sept 28-- retirement center

Oct 1--  Berks Co Heritage Museum (...of Old Canal Days and Old Railroad Days)
Oct 3-- retirement center
Oct 7-- (afternoon) private party
Oct 7-- Gettysburg Campground (...of Halloween)
Oct 12-- retirement center
Oct 15-- Walnutport Canal Fest (...of Old Canal Days) 
Oct 16-- retirement center
Oct 17-- retirement center
Oct 24-- retirement center
Oct 25-- retirement center
Oct 26-- retirement center
Oct 30--retirement center  (... of Halloween)
Oct 31-- retirement center (..of Halloween)

Nov 4—Train Day, Ashland Va (.. of Old Railroad Days & ...of the American Hobo)
Nov 8-- Shiremanstown (Pa) Historical Society
Nov 10-- retirement center (...of the Red, White and Blue)
Nov 21-- UGI Seniors meeting  (... of the American Hobo)
Nov 24--retirement center
Nov 25— Hotel Hershey  (Breakfast With Santa)
Nov 26— Hotel Hershey (Breakfast with Santa)
Nov 28-- Fleetwood (Pa) Public Library

Dec 2—Hotel Hershey (Breakfast with Santa )
Dec 3— Hotel Hershey (Breakfast with Santa)
Dec 5-- retirement center
Dec 8-- The Pub, Taneytown MD (...of Christmas)
Dec 9— Hotel Hershey (Breakfast with Santa)
Dec 10—Hotel Hershey (Breakfast with Santa)
Dec 12-- senior group (...of Christmas)
Dec 14-- retirement center
Dec 16— Hotel Hershey (Breakfast with Santa
Dec 16--  (eve) Grings Mill Rec. Ctr, Berks County PA (...of Christmas)
Dec 17—Hotel Hershey (Breakfast with Santa)
Dec 17-- (pm) Providence Place, Dover PA,  family day
Dec 19-- retirement center
Dec 22-- retirement center
Dec 27-- retirement center(...of the New Year)
Dec28-- Museum of American Wheels, Allentown PA  (..of the American Road)

                 Here are some of the places
Matthew Dodd
has performed one or more of his
Songs and Stories shows:

Gettysburg Tourist Bureau Civil War lecture Series
C&O Canal Days, Cumberland, Md 
C&O Canal National Park (various sites)
Pennypacker Mills,Schwenksville,PA
Gettysburg (Pa) KOA
Gettysburg Campground
National Civil War Museum, Harrisburg, Pa
Harper's Ferry (WVA) KOA
Antietam/Hagerstown (MD) KOA, 
Phipps Conservatory, Pittsburgh PA
Wilmington and Western Railroad   
West Chester Railroad
Milton Historical Society
Allentown Historical Society
Civil War Re-enactments
junior-high and elementary schools
Hbrg Area Com. College  Gettysburg Campus
Hbrg Area Com. College, Lebanon Campus
Lebanon Valley, Pa,  College
Johnstown Vacation Bureau Picnic 
Middletown/Hummelstown RR
National Toy Train Museum, Strasburg, Pa
various retirement centers
YMCA camps
Catassaqua (Pa ) Historical Society
Thornbury Historical Society
Walnutport (Pa) Canal Festival
Landis Valley Museum
Rockwood (Pa) Rivers and Rails Festival
Carroll County (MD) Farm Musum
Hotel Hershey, Hershey PA
Fell's Point Maritime Museum, Baltimore Md
Maryland Historical Society, Baltimore, Md.
Brunswick (Md.) Rail and Canal Museum
Berks Co. Heritage Society, Reading, Pa
Atlantic Co. (N..J.) Historical Society
Hotel Hershey, Pa
Surratt Society, Clinton MD
Sea Witch Festival, Rehobeth Beach DE
Sailing Festival, Stone Harbor NJ
Allegheny Portage RR National Hist. Site
Fredericksburg (VA) Museum
scout camps
Orwigsburg, Pa, Historical Society
East Pennsboro, Pa,  Historical Society
Iron Heritage Festival, Danville, Pa
Havre deGrace, Md, Maritime Museum
Union Canal Days, Lebanon, Pa
Ship Bottom, NJ, Concerts by the Bay
Harrisburg Country Club
Tamaqua Pa Train Station
Train Days, Ashland Va
Fort Belvoir Yacht Club, Wash. D.C.
Schuylkill Canal Asso.
Ocoquan, Va.,  Historic Society
Spring Grove, Pa., Historical society
      Morristown, NJ, National Historic Park
Nashville Public television  Civil war music documentary,
                   Nashville TN

For more information and bookings,
call Matthew at (717) 766-0139
or e-mail