Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Civil War Trust 2017 Calendar-- Part 9: Battle of Antietam
ANTIETAM, MD. 314 acres saved
For decades, full interpretation of Antietam National Battlefield faced a major stumbling block; a private inholding within 300 yards of the visitor center and surrounded by park landmarks at the Cornfield and Dunker Church.
That changed with the Trust's acquisition of the bloody "Epicenter" property, which will be restored and transferred to the park.