Downtown Westminster
Courtesy of Kevin Dayhoff

Cities and Towns of the Civil War

The Civil War left its mark throughout Maryland's landscapes, cities and towns.

Downtown Westminster
Courtesy of Kevin Dayhoff

At the crossroads of conflict, the long war engulfed homes and livelihoods, leaving its mark throughout the region's cities and towns.  Local citizens, though divided by conviction, were united by compassion. Discover these stories and more, while exploring local art, culture, dining, and shopping in Maryland's Civil War cities and towns.


Baltimore Barnesville Boonsboro
Brookeville Brunswick Buckeystown
Clear Spring Cumberland Emmitsburg
Frederick Funkstown Hagerstown
Hancock Manchester Middletown
Mount Airy New Market Oakland
Poolesville Rockville Sharpsburg


Union Bridge Westminster Williamsport


Immerse yourself in Civil War history at this Western Maryland site.
Antietam Battlefield
Mount Airy Main Street
Mount Airy
Antietam Campaign Scenic Byway
Antietam Campaign Scenic Byway