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R.C.M History Tours

Sharpsburg, MD 21782
+1 301-491-0002
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The Best Way to Tour a Battlefield

My husband enjoys history and battlefields, so my son and I started a Father's Day tradition of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Bob is brilliant!

We took the Antietam tour with Bob and could not be more pleased that we did. Bob is very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lexington Park, Maryland
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Sharpsburg, MD 21782
+1 301-491-0002
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Reviewed yesterday

My husband enjoys history and battlefields, so my son and I started a Father's Day tradition of setting up a private tour each year. It is the ONLY way to tour battlefields! We spent 4 hours this Father's Day touring the Battle of Sharpsburg with...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the Antietam tour with Bob and could not be more pleased that we did. Bob is very knowledgeable about the history of the area and the battles or skirmishes that took place at Sharpsburg. We thoroughly enjoyed our time with Bob, learning the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited Antietam on June 15, 2017 and had made arrangements with Bob Murphy to meet us for a battlefield tour. Bob was very knowledgeable and informative and shared his knowledge with us. We went to all the highpoints of the battle and left with...More

Thank Holly F
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Bob is a terrific tour guide. My husband and I both knew quite a lot about Civil War history, but Bob was able to make that information more meaningful for us. In particular, his understanding of all aspects of the history, plus his understanding of...More

Thank RoYa2
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Bob loves what he does, and it shows! We wanted a personalized tour that took us beyond the printed tour book guides and NPS brochure. My husband had read up on the battle and studied maps but needed someone to help him move from print...More

Thank Sharon R
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We had a dreary, rainy day to tour the battlefield, but that still didn't stop Bob from giving a magnificent tour of Antietam. He discussed not only what happened on the day of the battle, but explained about the town, before and after the battle....More

Thank miriamhcunningham
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Bob's Antietam tour was exactly what we needed for our family's first visit to the battlefield. We took a 4 hour tour, and I believe that was enough time to get a good overview of the events that transpired during the Maryland campaign, with the...More

Thank Keith A
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

My husband recently learned that one of his ancestors fought on this battlefield and was wounded so we booked 2 rooms at The Inn at Antietam(wonderful place and owners). Miriam, one of the owners of the inn, recommended Bob as a tour guide and we...More

Thank 936eileena
Reviewed 26 December 2016

I took a friend to tour both Sharpsburg and Gettysburg battlefields, as well as to see the luminary display at Sharpsburg. I was quite comfortable with my own knowledge of the batttles and fields for those, but not nearly so for South Mountain. I contacted...More

Thank Garry S
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

We loved our tour with Bob! We learned so much and had so much fun. He is interesting, personable and knowedgable. We highly recommend Bob.

Thank Lois B
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