Operating Hours & Seasons
Open All Year
Phone (301) 432-5124
Independence Day Commemoration (First Saturday in July)
Anniversary of the Battle of Antietam (Sharpsburg), September 17
The Memorial Illumination (First Saturday in December)
Did You Know?
Over 500 cannons participated in the Battle of Antietam, firing over 50,000 rounds of ammunition. The cannonade was so severe that Confederate artillery commander Colonel S.D. Lee described the battle as "artillery hell."