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Antietam National Battlefield

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Repairs Begin On Western Md. Civil War Landmark

The National Park Service says it has begun repairing the Burnside Bridge at Antietam National Battlefield near Sharpsburg after pieces of the stone arch fell into Antietam Creek in January.

06/25/2014

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Best Memorial Day Getaways Near Baltimore

Learn more about our nation’s history and pay tribute to those who have died in service by visiting these Memorial weekend destinations.

05/17/2014

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Lifeline For Bluebirds: Boxes Aid In Survival

They pop up with amazing regularity along the park roads of Antietam National Battlefield — little shoebox-sized cedar boxes hanging vertically on fence posts, metal signs and tree stumps.

03/02/2014

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Gettysburg National Park Grants KKK Event Permit

The Ku Klux Klan has been granted a permit to hold an event at Gettysburg National Military Park.

09/26/2013

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Banjo’s African Roots Explored At Md. Conference

Players and scholars of 19th century American banjo music are gathering at the Antietam National Battlefield for a weekend of performances and presentations.

06/21/2013

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Man Digs Up Live Civil War-Era Shell From Yard

J.D. Taylor Jr. was planting trees at his Sharpsburg home when he came upon a startling sight: a live Civil War-era shell.

04/12/2013

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Md. Scouts Sell Tickets For Antietam Re-Enactment

Organizers of a major Civil War battle re-enactment near Sharpsburg say they have enlisted local Boy Scouts to sell tickets.

07/30/2012

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Civil War Banjo Conference At Antietam In Md.

A weekend conference at the Antietam National Battlefield is exploring the link between the banjo and the Civil War.

06/22/2012

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Washington Co. Boosts Funding For Antietam Concert

Washington County is digging deeper to help sponsor an annual outdoor concert at the nearby Antietam National Battlefield.

05/23/2012

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Md.’s Antietam Battlefield Getting New Boss

The National Park Service has named a new superintendent of the Antietam National Battlefield near Sharpsburg.

11/09/2011

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Civil War Trust Honors Former Antietam Park Chief

A prominent group is honoring the recently retired superintendent of the Antietam National Battlefield for helping protect hallowed ground at the site near Sharpsburg.

05/23/2011

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Md. Symphony Holds Antietam Battlefield Event

The Maryland Symphony Orchestra is traveling to the Antietam National Battlefield in Sharpsburg to announce the results of a fundraising campaign for its annual outdoor concert there.

05/02/2011

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