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 262keithd

October 16, 2022


Pivotal Battlefield Preseved

Antietam is a pivotal battle in American history and has been well preserved. The field is large, so you’ll drive between key points along the battlefield, progressively following the action through...

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Rated 4 by dah00v2

October 15, 2022


Picturesque area; in the mountains, near nothing but worth a quick look

About 13 miles (but seems like 30-40 because traveling on skinny curvy mountain roads at 25-35 mph). Anyway, picturesque ride to get there. I'd of given it 5 stars but honestly pretty good walk to...

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Rated 4 by 57Lulu

October 11, 2022


Seeing it puts it in perspective

On our way up North, we stopped for about 3 hours. We arrived around 8am, before the Visitors Center was open. Luckily we had our own map and took in Bloody Lane, Dunker Church and climbed the...

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