South Mountain Battlefield State Park

South Mountain Battlefield State Park Photo
Designated as a state battlefield, the park encompasses the three gaps of South Mountain (Crampton's, Fox's and Turner's) that were the scene of the September 14, 1862 battle just days before the Battle of Antietam.
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6620 Zittlestown Rd
Middletown, MD
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Rated 5 by Experience746644

November 05, 2021


To better undertand the Battle of Antietam, tour the South Mountain Battlefield

I recently had a 3 hour guided tour of the South Mountain Battlefield by Laura Marfut. She carefully explained all aspects of the battle, discussed tactics, and gave a good sense of what the...

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Rated 5 by Jon W C

July 10, 2018

Jon W C

Variety of sights and experiences

I love visiting this area. The battlefield is really three locations/notches where battles occured. I'm a fan of Fox's Gap, but also War Correspondent's Memorial at Crampton's. Also, is along the...

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Rated 4 by Kenny R

September 07, 2017

Kenny R

For history buffs

The South Mountain site is extensive so be prepared to walk a bit. There are a lot more trees now so it is difficult to get a sense of the battle. It provides an enjoyable walk, however.

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