Address: N of Sharpsburg off MD 45, Sharpsburg, Maryland. County/parish: Washington.
Park name: Antietam. 70 contributing buildings. 6 contributing sites. 9 contributing objects.
Added to the National Register of Historic Places October 15, 1966.
Also known as:
Antietam National Battlefield is a National Park Service protected area along Antietam Creek in Sharpsburg, Washington County, northwestern Maryland. It commemorates the American Civil War Battle of Antietam that occurred on September 17, 1862.
The area, situated on fields among the Appalachian foothills near the Potomac River, features the battlefield site and visitor center, a national military cemetery, stone arch Burnside's Bridge and a field hospital museum.(read more...)
National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/66000038