SHARPSBURG, MD News (9/17/2022) – In a multi-day event at Antietam National Battlefield, the 160th Anniversary of the campaign will be commemorated. A symposium, plus a full schedule of tours, hikes, talks and living history programs will be offered by park staff, historians, and volunteers exploring the events that unfolded during and after the Maryland Campaign of 1862 in the US Civil War.
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Battlefields around the world are finding new purpose as parks and refuges
The horrors of war are all too familiar: lives lost, homes destroyed, entire communities forced to flee. Yet as time passes, places that once were sites of death and destruction can become peaceful natural refuges.
Western Maryland History Hub responds to Antietam Battlefield Environmental Assessment
SHARPSBURG, MD News (7/8/2022) – The National Park Service has released an Environmental Assessment for Antietam Battlefield in an effort to develop comprehensive and sustainable land-use strategies that will preserve significant landscape elements and integrate natural and cultural resources.