For all those who are interested in lending a hand in preserving and maintaining Antietam National Battlefield, we would like to announce that SHAF (Save Historic Antietam Foundation) will be holding its Spring Work day at the park on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17, 2012. The group will be meeting at the Visitor Center at 9 a.m., and heading out onto the field from there. Be advised to bring gloves, water, and proper attire. Remember to dress for the weather. For more information, please visit the SHAF website (www.shaf.org) or the SHAF facebook page.
Also, Antietam National Park Service rangers will be leading a special hike covering the Irish Brigade at Antietam on that same day as well, March 17, St. Patrick’s Day. The hike will begin at 1:30 at the Visitor Center. It will cover roughly 2 miles and last approximately 2 hours. For more information, check out the Antietam National Battlefield facebook page.