Learn about one of the bloodiest battles in American history, during the Civil War.
When the 80-foot span was erected in 1813, it was the longest single span stone arch bridge in the United States. Picnic spot.
Unique stone fort that served as Maryland’s frontier defense during the French and Indian War.
A large stone monument dedicated to the memory of Civil War correspondents.
3000 foot long tunnel you can walk through along the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal. Bring a flashlight.
A home that became a headquarters and hospital during the Battle of Antietam. Discover how emergency medicine evolved during the Civil War.
The road cut through this unique hill formation exposes very old rock layers of geologic interest. This I-68 rest area in the pass has interpretive exhibits.
Take a short hike on the Appalachian Trail to see the first monument dedicated to George Washington, with nice views of the area. There is also a museum for the nearby South Mountain Battlefield.
Elkins To Gettysburg Ride Preview
This 230 mile ride visits some of the best roads between West Virginia and Gettysburg, Highlights include U.S. Route 219, U.S. Route 50, Bear Hill Road, PA Route 26, PA Route 484, PA Route 522, and PA Route 30. Begin…