Antietam National Battlefield

5831 Dunker Church Rd, Sharpsburg, MD 21782 Get Directions 
Phone: 301-432-5124


Western Maryland
Antietam Battlefield
Photo Credit: National Park Service
National Park Service site that commemorates the bloodiest one-day battle in American history, fought September 17, 1862.
Daily, 9am-5pm; closed major holidays.
ADA Accessible
Admission/Tickets Required
Free Parking



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February 10, 2019
Annual battlefield concert by MSO on July 4 with fireworks at the end. Wonderful rendition at the close of Overture of 1812, ending with volleys by the Army reserve battalion firing howitzers in sync...
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January 27, 2019
Kyle S
September 17, 1862 Robert E Lee invaded the North for the first time. At the end of that fateful day 23,000 men were killed, wounded, or missing. The Union dead were buried here while the...
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December 17, 2018
Steven W
The first Saturday of every December, the park shuts down around 3PM in order to allow workers to install a candle for every causality of the battle. That is over 23,000 candles. When it gets dark...