Antietam National Battlefield

Antietam National Battlefield

Things To Do in Antietam

Activities & Programs

The Memorial Illumination 23,000 Candles - One for Each Soldier Killed, Wounded or Missing at the Battle of Antietam On Saturday evening December 6, 2008, Antietam National Battlefield, in cooperation with the American Business Women's Association, will host the 20th Annual Antietam National Battlefield Memorial Illumination in honor of those soldiers ...

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Nearby Attractions Harpers Ferry National Historical Park On September 15, Stonewall Jackson with about 35,000 Confederate soldiers surrounded the Federal Garrison at Harpers Ferry and forced the surrender of 12,000 Union men and 73 cannon. South Mountain State Battlefield On September 14, 1862, the three most southern wind gaps ...

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Walking & Hiking

Outdoor Activities Bicycling is permitted on paved park tour roads and parking lots. Riding is prohibited on all sidewalks, agricultural land, and the Snavely's Ford Trail. Maryland law requires riders under the age of 16 to wear an approved D.O.T. helmet. Cyclists are subject to Maryland Traffic Law.Camping at ...

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Things To Do

Things To Do Audiovisual Program: "Antietam Visit," an award-winning film, is shown on the hour. This 26-minute movie recreates the battle as well as President Abraham Lincoln's visit to the Union commander General George B. McClellan. Every day at 12:00 noon a new one hour documentary about the battle ...

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