5 National Parks, in Hagerstown and Washington County, Maryland

  • By cvbizz
  • March 15, 2021
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Washington County in Maryland is known for its remarkable national parks that document our country’s Civil War history and provide hiking and biking trails with an international allure. So put on your hiking boots and get ready to explore some of the most scenic parks on the East Coast. Here’s your guide to the top national parks in Hagerstown and Washington County, Maryland.

Antietam National Battlefield & Antietam National Cemetery
History buffs may want to check out Antietam National Battlefield & Antietam National Cemetery in Sharpsburg—the site of the pivotal Civil War battle that killed or wounded up to 23,100 soldiers in 1862. The outcome of the battle prompted President Lincoln to issue the Emancipation Proclamation, officially making the war about slavery. 

Boats at Cushwa Basin on C&O Canal

Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historic Park
The Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historic Park is the 8th most visited park in the United

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