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 5 by Pompadore69

January 09, 2024

Pompadore69

Absolute MUST SEE

MUST SEE for any civil war buff or any student of history. Very beautiful part of our country. Mostly driveable in a couple of hours but get out and walk the grounds.

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Rated 5 by themamatravels

November 12, 2023

themamatravels

A Day Well-Spent

We came during the last fee-free day of the year (Veterans Day) and it was a good way to introduce the children to a part of history that saw a great number of casualties, and hopefully instill in...

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Rated 5 by Heidi W

October 28, 2023

Heidi W

Just as good a 2nd time

The new Visitor’s Center is very well done. The 27 minute intro film is a must. Exhibits are informative. Rangers & docents were friendly and helpful. The auto tour that I purchased for the $10...

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