How to get tickets

August 14, 1997

Tickets for the 135th Anniversary Re-enactment of the Battle of Antietam are being sold at several area locations.

This weekend event is being staged to honor those who fell at the Battle of Antietam (Sharpsburg) Sept. 17, 1862. More than 10,000 Federal and Confederate military re-enactors will recreate three phases of the battles: The Cornfield, "Bloody Lane" and A.P. Hill's Assault.

There will be a variety of food services and exhibitors of historical interest.

To avoid a ticket surcharge, purchase tickets at one of these locations:

* Boonsboro Pharmacy, 7628 Old National Pike, Boonsboro

* K&M Grocery Store, 3406 Chestnut Grove Road, Keedysville

* Saum's Jewelers, 2-4 W. Washington St., Hagerstown

* Maryland Symphony Orchestra, 13 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown

* Valley Mall, Halfway

* Sharpsburg Pharmacy, 17316 Shepherdstown Pike, Sharpsburg


* Himes' Store, 1324 Weverton Road, Knoxville

Advance tickets are $7.50 a day for adults and $4 for students ages 7 to 18. Tickets bought the day of the event will cost $9 for adults and $6 for students ages 7 to 18.

Advance weekend tickets are $12.50 for adults and $7.50 for students ages 7 to 18. Children ages 6 and younger will be admitted free.

Tickets bought by calling 1-888-248-4597 have two surcharges: $2.50 for the ticket order and 50 cents per ticket bought with a credit card.

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