156th Battle Anniversary Schedule

Saturday, September 15th

Battlefield Hikes Detailed hikes following the battle in the Cornfield, West Woods and Bloody Lane Tour Stop 9 9:30, 1:30 2 1/2 hours
Youth Tent Visit the youth tent for kids and family activities. Visitor Center 10:00-3:00
Music Program Walk to the Dunker Church to hear the music of the Civil War Dunker Church 10:00 45 minutes
Orientation Talks Overview of the Maryland Campaign. Visitor Center 10:15, 2:15, 4:15 30 minutes
Weapon Firing Demonstrations Living history program demonstrating artillery and infantry. Visitor Center 11:00, 1:00, 3:00
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45 minutes
Hardship and Tragedy Meet at the Mumma Farm, Tour Stop 6, for a program on the impact of the battle on local families. Mumma Farm 12:00, 2:00 30 minutes
Ranger Guided Driving Tour Car caravan tour of the battlefield. Follow the ranger in your vehicle to three stops. Visitor Center 1:30 2 1/2 hours
 
Sunday, September 16th
 
Battlefield Hikes Detailed hikes following the struggle for the Burnside Bridge and the Final Attack Tour Stop 9 9:30, 1:30 2 1/2 hours
Youth Tent Visit the youth tent for kids and family activities. Visitor Center 10:00-3:00
Music Program Walk to the Dunker Church to hear the music of the Civil War Dunker Church 10:00 45 minutes
Orientation Talks Overview of the Maryland Campaign. Visitor Center 10:15, 2:15, 4:15 30 minutes
Hardship and Tragedy Meet at the Mumma Farm, Tour Stop 6, for a program on the impact of the battle on local families. Mumma Farm 12:00, 2:00 30 minutes
Ranger Guided Driving Tour Car caravan tour of the battlefield. Follow the ranger in your vehicle to three stops. Visitor Center 1:30 2 1/2 hours
 
Prelude to Battle - A battlefield hike that will looks at the events leading up to the battle . Meet at the visitor center at 6PM.
 
Monday, September 17th
 
Sunrise at Antietam Experience sunrise on the morning of the 156th Anniversary. Tour Stop 4 6:45 AM 45 minutes
Ranger Guided Driving Tour Car caravan tour of the battlefield. Follow the ranger in your vehicle to three stops. Visitor Center 10:00, 1:00 2 1/2 hours
Orientation Talks Overview of the Maryland Campaign. Visitor Center 12:00, 3:00 30 minutes
Battlefield Hikes Detailed battlefield hikes. Morning hike on the north end of the battlefield walking to the Cornfield, West Woods and Bloody Lane. Afternoon hike will cover the events at the Burnside Bridge and the Final Attack. Visitor Center at 9:15
Campground at 1:30
9:15, 1:30 3 hours
Hardship and Tragedy Learn about the impact of the battle on local families. Visitor Center 11:00, 2:00 30 minutes
 

Last updated: October 24, 2018

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