Tagged as Antietam Battlefield

The Heart of the Civil War Heritage Area received a Heritage Fund grant to craft a visitor experience plan for the historic Newcomer House on Antietam Battlefield. The historic 18th-century home served as a makeshift hospital during the battle and is now a visitor center for tourists exploring Western Maryland’s history and scenery.

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Fallen Union and Confederate Soldiers at The Dunker Church, Antietam, Maryland,1862.

By Nicholas A. Redding

The Aftermath of Antietam

As the sun set on September 17, 1862, Sharpsburg, Maryland had just witnessed the single bloodiest day in American history – a day that also forever changed the tiny rural town.

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By Preservation Maryland

Video: Six-to-Fix Impact Report

Preservation Maryland’s Six-to-Fix program began with a simple question: Could we do more to help save threatened history across our state?

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Antietam Creek Kayak group on the 155th anniversary of the battle.

By Preservation Maryland

Tour Recap: Kayaking Antietam Creek

On the 155th anniversary of the Battle of Antietam, a group of intrepid paddlers explored the meandering Antietam Creek on a Preservation Maryland-led tour.

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