Burnside Bridge

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Restoration Work On Burnside Bridge Could Start In Summer

Work to restore one of the most well-known bridges from the Civil War and a popular tourist attraction could begin as early as this summer, giving Burnside Bridge its first major restoration work since the 1950s.


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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.


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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.


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150 Years After Antietam, Sycamore Lives On

The last Civil War soldier to witness the fighting at Burnside Bridge during the Battle of Antietam died nearly a century ago. But a 170-year-old eastern sycamore tree that abuts the north end of the stone bridge continues to thrive.