SHAF Fall 2017 Workday

October 5, 2017

Our next SHAF work day will be Saturday, October 28, 2017. We will meet at 9 AM at the Antietam National Battlefield Visitor Center. Dress for the weather. Work gloves, work boots. Bring a water bottle. Let us know here if you plan on attending, and check back often for any notices of time changes or cancellation.

SHAF Annual Membership Meeting, May 6, 2017

April 24, 2017

Wilson Farm 1

2016 has been a busy year for SHAF! Join us on May 6, 2017 for a review of the previous year’s activities.

It is almost time for SHAF’s Annual Membership Meeting! We will gather at the Mumma Barn on Antietam Battlefield at 10:00 Saturday May 6,2017. There will be updates about the past year’s activities and discussionsabout priorities and plans for the coming year. We will have SHAF hats, shirts and other items to sell, some used books for sale, and lots of fun and fellowship. We also have acquired some Keith Rocco prints of Antietam that we will sell by silent auction.  After the meeting and lunch (see below) Dennis Frye & TomClemens will lead a walking tour to view our recent successes in preserving parts of the north end of the battlefield. Distance about 1 ½ miles, easy pace; please wear comfortablewalking shoes.

Box lunches can be ordered for $10 and choices include Chicken Salad, Tuna Salad, Sliced Turkey, Ham, Roast Beef, Veggie and cheese sandwiches/Wraps,with sides and drink. Let us know ASAP what you’d like and we will have them delivered to the Mumma barn.

2017 SHAF Annual Membership Meeting

March 16, 2017

It is time once again for our annual membership meeting. Here we will update you on what we are doing, where we are going, and how we plan to move ahead in 2017. We will gather in the Mumma Farm barn atAntietam Battlefield at 10:00 am on Saturday, May 6, 2017. Our business meeting will include financial reports, updates on projects and elections for the board. We will have SHAF logo shirts and hats for sale, and other items as well. Attendees can either purchase a box lunch, or find their own provisions, and then at 1:30 Dennis Frye and Tom Clemens will lead a walking tour of the recently purchased and restored sites on the northern end of the battlefield. More details will be available on the website and Facebook page, or call the SHAF phone line, 301-432-2996.

Recent changes on the Antietam Battlefield

February 20, 2017

Destruction began and was completed – in most cases – this week on two of the Civil War Trust’s recent purchases at the battlefield.  Thanks to SHAF Board Member Sharon Murray for the photos.

Wilson Farm 1

Tearing down the Wilson Farm south of Cornfield Ave.

Clearing out the modern home in the East Woods

Clearing out the modern home in the East Woods

Quick Update

February 17, 2017

We have not been able to access the website for some time, just got it sorted out today. More to come, but important dates for now –

SHAF Annual Membership Meeting – Sat. May 6, 2017 Mumma Barn 10:00 a.m.

SHAF Work Day at Antietam Battlefield Sat. March 18, 9:00 Visitor Center parking lot.

Thanks for your patience.