Antietam National Battlefield
Volunteers are lighting more than 23,000 candles across the rolling landscape of the Antietam National Battlefield near Sharpsburg.
The National Park Service is holding events at two Civil War battlefields to mark the 150th anniversary of the end of slavery in Maryland.
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.
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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.
The Ku Klux Klan has been granted a permit to hold an event at Gettysburg National Military Park.
Players and scholars of 19th century American banjo music are gathering at the Antietam National Battlefield for a weekend of performances and presentations.
J.D. Taylor Jr. was planting trees at his Sharpsburg home when he came upon a startling sight: a live Civil War-era shell.
Organizers of a major Civil War battle re-enactment near Sharpsburg say they have enlisted local Boy Scouts to sell tickets.
A weekend conference at the Antietam National Battlefield is exploring the link between the banjo and the Civil War.
Washington County is digging deeper to help sponsor an annual outdoor concert at the nearby Antietam National Battlefield.
The National Park Service has named a new superintendent of the Antietam National Battlefield near Sharpsburg.