Antietam Scavenger Hunts – Exploring Your World on a Bicycle. I provide maps, photos, and descriptions. You hunt with your computer or on a bicycle. Your choice.
Antietam Scavenger Hunts … Why?
A bicyclist has the unique opportunity to zip around a battlefield park on smoothly paved roads while hunting for “intellectual treasure.” Armed with a map and a set of historical monuments to find, the bicyclist feels incredibly free to explore and enjoy a battlefield landscape. As any kid will tell you, it’s fun to do scavenger hunts! So for me, FUN is a good enough reason on its own.
But of course, we also learn about the Battle of Antietam when we study monument photos and then figure out where to find them. We are learning when we figure out why a monument stands at a particular location. And we are certainly learning when we pause to read a monument’s inscription.
I hope that you enjoy the following articles (which are also listed in our website index):
|Sort ID||Scavenger Hunt Topic||Link|
|1||Monuments - State||Hunt|
|2||Monuments - Maryland||Hunt|
|3||Monuments - Mortuary Cannons||Hunt|
|4||Monuments - Confederate||Coming Soon|
|5||Monuments - Individuals||Coming Soon|
|6||Buildings and Memorials||Coming Soon|
|9||Roads and Battle Lines||Coming Soon|
|10||Antietam National Cemetery||Coming Soon|
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