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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Location
5831 Dunker Church Rd
Sharpsburg, MD
21782
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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 4 by Laura S

May 15, 2024

Laura S

Great Driving Tour

Touring these battlefields by car was a great way to spend some time during our family girls weekend. If you like to read plaques, there is A LOT to read. We had young children with us so that...

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Rated 5 by MeryMeCo

May 12, 2024

MeryMeCo

So glad we were close enough to visit

On our return home to Illinois from Philadelphia we took a different route so we could visit Antietam and Fort Necessity. This is a battlefield we've wanted to visit for a long time but just wasn't...

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Rated 5 by TheLongLongTrailer

April 12, 2024

TheLongLongTrailer

A solemn place

This isn’t a touristy spot. It’s a sprawling battlefield area with several posted stops which you can augment with the park service app videos that go along with each one. The visitor center...

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