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Civil War events around Frederick draw tourists' cash

Numbers starting to roll in in Frederick County indicate that September was a high-traffic month due to the 150-year anniversaries of both the Battle of South Mountain and the Battle of Antietam.

Tuesday - 10/16/2012, 10:00am EDT

Tags: Frederick, tourism

Special line of cigars in Md. marks Civil War

As youngsters, David and Steve Castro camped on Antietam Battlefield and splashed in the Monocacy River. David recalls a time when Frederick was called Fredericktowne.

Monday - 10/08/2012, 12:25pm EDT

Tags: Monocacy River, Antietam Battlefield, Castro Brothers Cigars

Hiking tours help history buffs imagine Civil War hardship

It is ironic that the Battle of South Mountain is often overshadowed by its successor, which took place in a flat field.

Sunday - 09/16/2012, 02:00am EDT

Tags: Battle of Antietam, Andrew Rowand, National Park Service

Marker denotes first Civil War battle in Md.

Washington County is marking the site of the first Civil War battle action in Maryland.

Thursday - 09/13/2012, 11:26am EDT

Tags: Washington County,

Alexandria dig uncovers graves, traces of African-American community

An archaeological dig at Fort Ward Park in Alexandria has uncovered 43 unidentified graves and traces of a historic post-Civil War community.

Monday - 09/10/2012, 10:59am EDT

Tags: archaeology, virginia history, Fort Ward Park, Alexandria, Lance Mallemo

Md. gives town funds for Civil War cannons

The western Maryland town of Williamsport is getting state help in preserving its Civil War history.

Thursday - 08/23/2012, 06:34am EDT

Tags: WILLIAMSPORT, Doubleday Hill

$15 pass gets you discounts on Civil War history

Manassas and Prince William County tourism leaders launching a $15 pass that gets you discounts through December of next year at several key Civil War sites.

Sunday - 08/12/2012, 10:32am EDT

Tags: Second Batlle of Bull Run

Civil War Trust to acquire land around Md. battlefields

Seven land tracts around Civil War battlefields in Maryland will be acquired by the thanks to funding from the state.

Wednesday - 08/08/2012, 02:00am EDT

Tags: Maryland Environmental Trust, Civil War Trust

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