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 Steve B

May 24, 2024

Steve B

An enlightening battlefield tour that was more than expected

Civil War buffs who are visiting the Antietam Battlefield and Harper's Ferry should take time to visit South Mountain. This mountainous area between Frederick and Sharpsburg, accessed via historic...

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Rated 2 by J8896YQlauries

May 17, 2024



Don’t bother doing this as a civil war battlefield visit. Minimal information and well off the beaten path. Spend your time elsewhere.

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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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