The Memorial Illumination

The Maryland Monument and luminaries
The Maryland Monument

2021 Memorial Illumination

Antietam National Battlefield traditionally holds the Annual Memorial Illumination the first Satruday in December to honor the 23,000 casualties from the Battle of Antietam on September 17, 1862.

The National Park Service looks forward to seeing volunteers and visitors at the Annual Memorial Illumination which is currently scheduled for Saturday, December 4, 2021. More information will follow in the early Fall of 2021.


Last updated: July 29, 2021

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