Antietam National Battlefield
Antietam National Battlefield, 5831 Dunker Church Road, Sharpsburg, MD 21782, USA
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From North or South I 70: Take Exit 29 onto Rt. 65 south. Ten miles south on the left is the Visitor Center.
Traveling South on Interstate 81:
Take Exit 1 and turn southeast onto Rt. 68. Go 6 miles east to Rt. 65. Turn right (south) at light onto Rt. 65. The Visitors Center is 5 miles ahead on the left.
Traveling North on I 81 (from Winchester, VA):
Take exit 14 and turn right (East) onto Co. Route 10/1 (Tavern Ave.), which becomes Rt. 45; continue straight ahead approximately 10 miles. Turn left (northeast) onto Rt. 34 for 4 miles. Turn left (north) onto Rt. 65 in Sharpsburg, MD. Visitors Center will be on your right.
Visitor Center with film, museum, book store and restrooms. Handicapped accessible. 8.5 mile driving tour with 11 stops. Hiking trails. Daily ranger programs.
Memorial Day Commemoration, Saturday of Memorial Day Weekend; Independence Day Commemoration, first Saturday in July; Battle of Antietam (Sharpsburg, Anniversary, September 17; Memorial Illumination, first Saturday in December.