• Cannon and Cornfield at Dawn


    National Battlefield Maryland

Operating Hours & Seasons

Open All Year

The Visitor Center is open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Park Grounds are open daylight hours.

Phone (301) 432-5124

Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day

Special Programs

Memorial Day Commemoration, Saturday of Memorial Day Weekend

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?

Henry Kyd Douglas

Henry Kyd Douglas, the youngest staff officer for Gen. Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson was a native of the Sharpsburg area. His family home was just 4 miles west of the Battlefield. His uniform and personal library are part of the Battlefield collection.