Antietam National Battlefield

Antietam National Battlefield

Nature & Wildlife in Antietam

Geology

Springs and Seeps There are many springs found within the park, most of which were historically used as the main water source for the farm families. On the Mumma, Roulette, Pry and Miller farms, the springs are covered by either by a stone or concrete springhouse.Water may also sporadically ...

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Natural World

Trees and Shrubs Standing beside the legendary Burnside Bridge is another historic feature known as the "Burnside Sycamore" or "Witness Tree". The Civil War photographer Alexander Gardner captured the tree in photographs only days after the battle. At the time it was only a few years old. Yet it ...

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