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It's always chaos in my kitchen: savory, sweet, delicious chaos. All in the name of Breakfast! ... See MoreSee Less

9 hours ago

Its always chaos in my kitchen: savory, sweet, delicious chaos. All in the name of Breakfast!

The Inn at Antietam shared Civil War Trust's West Virginia in the Civil War.

Civil War Trust
How West Virginia became a state during the Civil War.
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2016 Civil War Trust National Teacher of the Year Phil Caskey explains the birth of West Virginia, and how the newly formed state affected the outcome of the Civil War. www.civilwar.org/learn/videos/west-virginia-civil-war

13 hours ago

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ANTIETAM THEN & NOW (large format) -- Farmhouse of David R. Miller, who owned The Bloody Cornfield, scene of savage fighting on the morning of Sept. 17, 1862. CLICK ON LINK and use slider to toggle from "Then" to "Now" image. civilwarthenandnow.blogspot.com/2016/09/antietam-farmhouse-of-david-r-miller.html

18 hours ago

The Inn at Antietam shared John Banks' Civil War blog's post.

These are amazing.
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SELDOM-SEEN ANTIETAM VIEWS -- Cropped enlargements of the background of a late-19th century view of the 16th Connecticut monument show terrrain where the green regiment was routed on Sept. 17, 1862. This ground in the infamous 40-acre Cornfield is not nearly as open today. The photograph probably was shot by William Tipton. A 19-year-old private in the 1st South Carolina saw frightened soldiers in the 16th Connecticut in the hollow seen in the enlargement. "“Grouped here in a crouching disorderly line,” Berry Benson recalled, “we poured into them volley after volley, doubtless with terrible execution.”

1 day ago

These are amazing.

The Inn at Antietam shared Antietam National Battlefield's post.

Calling all you new Junior Rangers! Come out and stay at the Inn and participate in the new program!
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In honor of the 150th Anniversary of the Dedication of the Antietam National Cemetery on September 17, 1867, we have developed a new Junior Ranger National Cemetery program for kids of all ages! You can download your booklet here: www.nps.gov/anti/learn/kidsyouth/upload/ANTI_JrRanger_v1d9a.pdf (6.1 MB, 16 pages). When you have completed the activities, bring it to the park visitor center for your Junior Ranger badge and certificate.

1 day ago

Calling all you new Junior Rangers! Come out and stay at the Inn and participate in the new program!