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.
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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...
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December 11, 2018
Summer T
This place is so peaceful...cannot believe there was so much turmoil and horrific things happening here. It feels haunted too...
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December 9, 2018
This battlefield, where such horrors took place, is so peaceful now. Neither the battlefield nor the town appear to have changed much since that fateful day in September 1862, which makes it easier...