Antietam National Battlefield
Antietam National Battlefield is a National Park Service-protected area along Antietam Creek in Sharpsburg, Washington County, northwestern Maryland. It commemorates the American Civil War Battle of Antietam that occurred on September 17, 1862.
The area, situated on fields among the Appalachian foothills near the Potomac River, features the battlefield site and visitor center, a national military cemetery, stone arch Burnside’s Bridge, and a field hospital museum.
|Harpers Ferry National Historical Park (10.1 miles)|
Gettysburg National Military Park (36.1 miles)
Great Falls Park (41.7 miles)
Arlington National Cemetery (54.3 miles)
Vietnam Veterans and Korean War Veterans Memorials (54.4 miles)
|Lincoln Memorial (54.4 miles)|
The White House (54.5 miles)
Washington Monument (55 miles)
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History (55.2 miles)
National Archives Building (55.3 miles)
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Antietam National Battlefield, 302 E Main St
Sharpsburg, Maryland 21782
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