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R.C.M. History Tours

61 reviews
Sharpsburg, MD, USA
About R.C.M. History Tours
RCM History Tours offers battlefield guided tours of the MD campaign, as well as Harpers Ferry and walking tours.
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Reviewed April 24, 2019

Bob must be some kind of genius. How else to explain his ability to make the complexity of the Battle of Antietam so understandable and fascinating? By the way, he also happens to be funny and warm. Normally, we avoid tours; this one we'd happily...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank jashandloser
Reviewed April 22, 2019 via mobile

We booked a family weekend away to Sharpsburg with no set plans but to make sure we visited the Battlefield at some point. I'm so glad we booked Bob. We spent three hours with him which was just the right amount of time for my...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Reviewed April 21, 2019 via mobile

We highly recommend Bob Murphy. He’s warm, friendly and most importantly, highly knowledgeable. He made the Civil War battle come alive for us.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 19, 2019

Don't hesitate - get Bob! This past fall, I took my second tour with Bob. The first time was so good, I came back for more. And, I'm coming back for more a third time this upcoming fall! On this most recent tour with Bob...More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank tenaha
Reviewed March 16, 2019

This was our second tour with Bob, previously we toured Antietam Inn with him. Bob is very knowledgeable on this period of history and he takes you to the key locations of the battlefields and then takes you back to the period explaining who was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank Dawl
Reviewed March 15, 2019 via mobile

Bob is the best. He gave a wonderful, funny, touching, insightful tour of the Antietam battlefield. We had a relative in the 8th Michigan and he showed us exactly where that regiment operated, what its mission was, and how it fared. And he had a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
3  Thank Z3243OQedwardc
Reviewed December 9, 2018

Bob Murphy of R-C-M History Tours took our group of old paratroopers and a courageous wife on a fascinating tour of the Antietam battlefield that brought history to life. Despite a bitter cold December day, he kept us rapt with descriptions of the fighting and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
4  Thank EJH333
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

Excellent tour...very knowledgeable and informative. We learned so much more than if we had done it on our own. Even got to see some historic places in town. Thanks so much Bob, for taking the time to store and share your wealth of knowledge.

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank RoanRealty
Reviewed October 4, 2018

Our guide, Bob Murphy, met us at the Antietam Inn (a must stay if you are in Sharpsburg or nearby), and while he usually drives, there were 5 of us total, so I drove the minivan. This enabled Bob to spend more time in his...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank Miriam C
Reviewed September 20, 2018

Even on a raining September day, Bob Murphy made the battle of Antietam come alive. His knowledge of the ebb/flow of the battle from hour to hour enabled the 4 of us to clearly see what happening. From the corn field, to the sunken road,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Response from WJT85 | Reviewed this property |
I would agree. There is an hourly charge for parties of 4 or less and a minimum time of 2 hours. If in a group of 5 or more, a tour is charged per person. You can find the contact details for Bob Murphy at his website... More