• Cannon and Cornfield at Dawn

    Antietam

    National Battlefield Maryland

Volunteers needed to help replant East Woods

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Volunteers planting trees in the West Woods

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News Release Date: December 31, 2008

East Woods reforestation planting will begin on the weekend of March 14 and extend to the first week in May. Planting days will be Tuesdays through Saturdays only. No planting will take place on Sundays or Mondays. Please call either Joe Calzarette or Lindsey Donaldson at (301) 432-2243 to schedule your planting day.

Everyone is welcome, just be prepared to let us know the size of the group that will be helping to plant. You only need to bring your own work gloves, all other materials will be provided.

 

Did You Know?

The Maryland State Monument at Antietam

The Maryland State Monument is the only monument at Antietam dedicated to both sides. Marylanders fought for both the Union and the Confederacy. 20,000 people attended the dedication on May 30, 1900. President William McKinley, a veteran of the Battle of Antietam, was the keynote speaker