Alements of the Civil War

Alements of the Civil War
Breakaway from the crowds of Gettysburg and Washington, DC for a tranquil day in the foothills of western Maryland. Discover the hidden gem of the Mid-Atlantic region and hear hair-raising tales of courage and compassion.

Gather the troops for a journey through the winding roads and hallowed ground of Antietam National Battlefield.

Begin your visit to the region at the Antietam National Battlefield Visitor Center in Sharpsburg, Maryland.

Upon arrival view the 26-minute introductory film at the Visitor Center, the film is shown on the hour and the half hour. After the film,  set aside some time to explore the on-sight museum and store. Rally the group and board the coach for a battlefield tour with your National Museum of Civil War Medicine Step-On Guide.

Clara Barton Monument
Depart the battlefield and continue the march towards Antietam Brewery at Benny’s Pub in Hagerstown, MD.

Pair your lunch with a talk from Antietam Brewery staff or a historic program of your choice! Wrap up lunch and venture to the National Museum of Civil War Medicine in Frederick, MD for an afternoon tour.  Uncover the story of innovation and healing amidst America’s bloodiest war.

Once your tour concludes head to nearby historic Gettysburg, PA!

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