And they latched onto places such as Antietam National Battlefield
, Gettysburg National Military Park and Harpers Ferry National Historical Park as inexpensive and educational sites less than one tank of gas away from home that they could visit with their only child.
Schmidt, who was a park ranger at Antietam National Battlefield
, and Barkley, an archivist, museum curator, and independent scholar, trace the history of the Dunker Church of the Antietam battlefield, including the roots of the "Dunker" movement, its establishment in the Antietam Valley, the importance of the Dunker Church to Sharpsburg and its citizens, its role during the battle and its aftermath, its destruction during a windstorm and its reconstruction, commemorations, and how it helped establish tourism and education for future generations.
He has previously worked as a park ranger at Antietam National Battlefield
and Monocacy National Battlefield and is also a licensed battlefield guide at Antietam.
The sites studied in the report include Antietam National Battlefield
, Assateague Island National Seashore, Catoctin Mountain Park, Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park, Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, Greenbelt Park, and Hampton National Historic Site.
Attendees at the cemetery were welcomed by Susan Trail, superintendent of the Antietam National Battlefield
, as well as David Duncan, a representative of the Civil War Trust.
In this account, Alexander, chief historian at the Antietam National Battlefield
, offers a portrait of Sharpsburg before the Civil War, provides facts about the two armies, and describes the battle itself and its impact on the region and on civilians.
In comparing the carnage associated with 9/11 with that at Antietam, Superintendent John Howard of the Antietam National Battlefield
With the Gettysburg National Military Park and the Antietam National Battlefield
included in the Journey Through Hallowed Ground National Heritage Area, partnership officials anticipate high numbers of visitors flocking to the region.
Clemens and deposited at the Antietam National Battlefield
Park, Sharpsburg, Md., original manuscript located in Ezra Ayers Carman Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Here, Martha Temkin's study of interpretive conflicts at the Antietam National Battlefield
Park and Laurie Burgess's analysis of levels of meaning within Arlington National Cemetery both call attention to the problem of "landscape freezing"--that is, attempts to treat landscapes as time capsules of selected moments in time.
The students produced this work from an undated, typed manuscript that I found at Antietam National Battlefield
. The students worked on all the footnotes, the map, the artwork, and the photography for the book.