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Address: Sharpsburg, MD 21782
Phone Number: 301-491-0002
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Absolutely wonderful afternoon!

Bob was a really exceptional person to tour the battlefield with. He was flexible to our schedule (us trying to fit too much in) and patiently waited for us to arrive from a long... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 23, 2015
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San Francisco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

Bob was a really exceptional person to tour the battlefield with. He was flexible to our schedule (us trying to fit too much in) and patiently waited for us to arrive from a long drive from Virginia. Our tour was in the afternoon as the light faded and we were able to see all three fazes of the battle's action... More 

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Albany NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

Bob Murphy is a local resident who gave us a personal tour of Antietam, South Mountain and Harpers Ferry.He came to the Inn where we were staying and drove us around the area,pointing out places of significance that we would never had noticed ourselves. We used Bob on two days to see these sights; each tour was about 3 hours... More 

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Gainesville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We had a tour July 18th. The tour guide was great. you just feel how much he loved this battlefield. He was very knowledgable. Great storyteller. Tried to get all the family members involved.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Very knowledgeable, he can tell the story anywhere and does a great job using terrain and visible landmarks to put you in the shoes of the men who fought it, the generals who led it, and the townspeople who endured it.

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Flemington, New Jersey, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

We had a tour with Bob on 4/18/15. It was my mother, my husband, and I. We met at the visitor center and he took us on a two and a half hour tour which was the perfect amount of time. Bob was so informative, and invited our questions. The way he described the battle of Sharpsburg you could see... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Our family of four signed up for a tour with Bob Murphy. Bob was extremely knowledgable, flexible in terms of knowing how much to outline without making it boring. It was a very enjoyable experience and we would highly recommend Bob!

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Tallahassee, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I signed up for a 6-hour tour with Bob Murphy on Oct. 11, 2014, and it turned out to be worth every penny. He provided a great overview of events related to the first Maryland campaign by visiting the passes in South Mountain, Harpers Ferry, and then the Antietam battlefield. He is extremely knowledgeable about this history of this area... More 

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Old Bridge, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

On my second trip to the Antietam Battlefield, I set up a tour for my family with Mr. Murphy. I can now honestly say that I have truly seen the battlefield. My family consisted of two adults, two seventeen year olds, a sixteen year old and a 10 year old. Bob conducted his tour with knowledge and enthusiasm that kept... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

If you are a Civil War newbie or a longtime studier of the War, you want to be sure to see Antietam and you want to see it with Bob Murphy. He is one of the best tour guides we have ever had...My wife and I included Sharpsburg on our stops during our recent return home to Boston from Florida.... More 

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Bridgeton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Bob Murphy acted as our guide during a recent trip to the Antietam Battlefield, as so, when we booked a trip to Gettysburg, I contacted him to see if he would guide for us there. Was very pleased that he agreed to do so and prior to our visit, Bob researched the area in which an ancestor was killed during... More 

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