12/01/2012Location: Antietam National Battlefield | Map Time: 6:00 PM Contact Name: Visitor Center Contact Phone Number: 301-432-5124
Volunteers place over 23,000 candles on the battlefield, each representing a casualty from the bloodiest single-day battle in American history. Driving tour begins at 6:00 p.m. on Route 34 east of Sharpsburg. In the event of high winds or heavy rain, this event will be rescheduled to December 8th. Note: The visitor center will be open from 8:30 a.m. through 3:00 p.m. Several of the park roads will not be available to tour after 3:00 p.m.