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Mother's Day, Then and Now

May 2, 2018

Mother's Day, Then and NowMother's Day has surprising roots in the bloody conflict of the Civil War. Read More

Freedom's Run: Homage to Sacrifice

October 3, 2016

Freedom's Run: Homage to SacrificeTravis Gilbert describes a unique way to experience the Heart of the Civil War: by racing on foot, as part of Freedom's Run Read More

#FindYourPark in the Heart of the Civil War

July 22, 2016

#FindYourPark in the Heart of the Civil War#FindYourPark in the Heart of the Civil War Heritage Area and celebrate the first 100 years of the National Park Service. Read More

Animating Antietam: a Q&A with Sean Moir

July 15, 2016

Animating Antietam: a Q&A with Sean MoirSean Moir, founder of Western Heritage Mapping, shares his insights about creating an animated map of the 1862 Battle of Antietam. Read More

A New Way to Ride Through History: Infrastructure Improvements Now Underway Along the C&O Canal

May 9, 2016

A New Way to Ride Through History: Infrastructure Improvements Now Underway Along the C&O CanalChesapeake & Ohio Canal visitors can experience the historic transportation corridor by foot or bike—and soon, by boat—at the Cushwa Basin in Williamsport. Read More

The Economic Benefits of Preserving Civil War Battlefields

January 6, 2016

The Economic Benefits of Preserving Civil War BattlefieldsFrances Kennedy, Director of the Civil War Battlefield Campaign at The Conservation Fund from 1988 to 2006, discusses the relationship between battlefield preservation and economic development. Read More

Museum Hack: Relevance, Reverence, and Dance

December 3, 2015

Museum Hack: Relevance, Reverence, and DanceBeth Parnicza describes a recent workshop by the international firm Museum Hack from the perspective of a National Park Service interpreter—and a millennial. Read More

Ensure the Future of our Civil War Past

November 12, 2015

Ensure the Future of our Civil War PastRead about how you can become an honorary Glenn Worthington and ensure the future of our Civil War past in the Heritage Area. Read More

Newcomer Illumination: Visitors invited to participate in memorial at Antietam

November 2, 2015

Newcomer Illumination: Visitors invited to participate in memorial at AntietamLearn how you can dedicate your own luminary for the memorial illumination on the grounds of Newcomer House on Saturday, December 5. Read More

From a Place of Carnage to a Destination for Reflection: Antietam National Battlefield at 125

August 25, 2015

From a Place of Carnage to a Destination for Reflection: Antietam National Battlefield at 125If you visit Antietam National Battlefield today, you're likely to drive onto federally-maintained roads, climb the 60-foot Observation Tower, and survey the tranquil agricultural landscape at the foothills of the Appalachian mountains. You may be surprised to learn that visitors to Antietam... Read More

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