Antietam National Battlefield

Antietam Battlefield Photo
The National Park Service site that commemorates where 23,000 soldiers were killed, wounded or missing after 12 hours of savage combat on September 17, 1862. The Battle of Antietam ended the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia's first invasion into the North and led Abraham Lincoln to issue the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation


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5831 Dunker Church Rd
Sharpsburg, MD
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  • ADA Accessible
  • Admission/Tickets Required
  • Educational Resources Available
  • Family-Friendly
  • Free Parking
  • Group-Friendly
  • On-site Motorcoach Parking
  • Student Group-Friendly
  • Tour Length
    2.5 hrs
Rated 5 by Liz53449

November 25, 2021


Its worth paying for a private tour guide

My husband and I spent 3.5 hours on a private tour with a guide who seemed to know everything about the battle and the human interest aspects.

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Rated 5 by Sbomartin87

November 02, 2021


Beautiful location for a horrible day in American history

This is a well kept historical battlefield. It’s worth hiring a guide to talk about the battle and all the finer details leading up to the battle. The visitors center was being remodeled but I’m sure...

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Rated 5 by UNC_Indy

November 01, 2021


Beautifully preserved site, a must stop to learn about this key battle!

Really was moved by our visit to Antietam. We started at the Visitor's Center around 8am and it really set the tone for the day as we looked over the entire Battlefield. A new Visitor Center is...

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