Antietam National Battlefield Memorial Illumination

Type: Historic Sites, Military, Outdoor Activities, Parks, Sightseeing, Uniquely Here

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Once the sun sets, the Antietam National Battlefield is enveloped in darkness. Each December, for one day, the battlefield is caressed in the soft glow of flickering candles. Totaling 23,000, each one...  Read More


  • Historic Sites: "When driving through the illumination, be sure to only use your parking lights."
  • Best for Historic Sites Because: A stunning reminder about the cost of war and how many lives were lost or forever changed.

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