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Md. Civil War Sites Mark Memorial Day With Flags, Parade

Maryland’s two biggest Civil War battlefields are marking Memorial Day in distinctly different ways.

05/23/2015

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Town Near Antietam Finally Ready To Join Tourism Program

The western Maryland town that witnessed the bloodiest one-day battle of the Civil War is considering joining a state-sponsored tourism program it rejected 16 years ago.

03/06/2015

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Landmark Bridge At Md. Battlefield Reopens

The National Park Service says a stone bridge that played a key role in the Civil War Battle of Antietam near Sharpsburg has reopened to pedestrians after a two-month closure.

03/24/2014

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Bridge At Antietam Closed After Wall Falls

The National Park Service says part of a stone wall of the Burnside Bridge at Antietam National Battlefield has fallen into Antietam Creek.

01/17/2014

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Md. Symphony Orchestra Plays At Antietam

The Maryland Symphony Orchestra is tuning up for its annual Independence Day weekend concert at the Antietam National Battlefield near Sharpsburg.

07/06/2013

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Special Line Of Cigars In Md. Marks Civil War

Two Frederick brothers name premium cigars after Civil War icons.

10/08/2012

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First Of 2 Antietam Re-Enactments Readied In Md.

It’s “go” time for several thousand Civil War hobbyists in western Maryland.

09/08/2012

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Antietam Battlefield Prepares For Fourth Of July

When about 20,000 people spread out over Antietam National Battlefield on July 7, many staking out a spot with a blue tarp or blanket, the park will be transformed in a way that only happens during the annual Independence Day celebration.

06/29/2012

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Tourism Officials Kicking Off Antietam Events

Civil War tourism officials are kicking off their Maryland campaign with a weekend of events in Hagerstown.

06/16/2012

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Md. Christmas Show Features Civil War Tales

The bloodiest day of the Civil War is the focus of an unusual holiday show near Sharpsburg.

12/02/2011

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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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National Park Service Offering Civil War Trading Cards

The National Park Service is issuing a series of trading cards to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.

08/24/2011

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