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Antietam National Cemetery
Antietam National Cemetery, dedicated September 1867
Piper Barn
Piper Barn

Park News

Antietam National Battlefield news releases.

Sharpsburg in 1862
Downtown Sharpsburg, September 1862

Photos and Multimedia

Check out our numerous photo galleries and short movies.

Living history volunteers camping at Antietam
Living Historians at the Memorial Illumination

Sharon Murray

History and Culture

Learn about the people, places, stories, and collections of Antietam.

Tree at Bloody Lane


Animals, plants, and many other natural features are all part of the Antietam National Battlefield.

Students Explore the Mumma-Roulette Trail
Students Explore the Mumma-Roulette Trail
Teachers: Are you looking for information about planning a field trip, or scheduling a distance learning session with a park ranger, or would you like to get on-site or classroom teaching materials? Visit our Education section.
Kids Around Sycamore

Kids and Youth

Junior Ranger program, scout activities, and many other activities can be found here.

Large group of battlefield visitors


Visit our management page for information on laws and policies and possible job opportunities at Antietam.

Last updated: February 28, 2020

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Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 158
Sharpsburg, MD 21782


(301) 432-5124

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