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RCM History Tours offers battlefield guided tours of the MD campaign, as well as Harpers Ferry and walking tours.
Sharpsburg, MD 21782
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All reviews his knowledge excellent tour harpers ferry hour tour civil war south mountain great uncle real love battle sites antietam battlefield wonderful guide come alive we spent hours visitor center sunken road murphy terrain
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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
Thank EJH333
Reviewed 16 October 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
1  Thank RoanRealty
Reviewed 4 October 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
1  Thank Paul T
Reviewed 21 September 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
1  Thank Joe N
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Bob is a wonderful guide. Go ahead and splurge a little and hire a guide. His price is very reasonable. i always get a guide when visiting another country, but I guess due to no language barrier, dont often think to do so in the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank dbfact2
Reviewed 22 August 2018

We got connected with Bob through the inn where we were staying in Sharpsburg, and we're so glad we did! We took a 2.5-hour tour of the battlefield at Antietam with Bob, who is incredibly knowledgeable and had a great way of describing things so...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank KGBenn1
Reviewed 1 August 2018

My wife and I signed up for the 4 hour tour and got a former tour guide of the year in Mr. John Schildt. This was the highlight of our vacation. He took us everywhere and got us the lay of the land. His stories...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Last week my husband and I had the pleasure of a tour with Gary Rohrer. We thoroughly enjoyed his presentation and company. At the conclusion of the tour we definitely felt like we were on hallowed ground! We could totally visualize those 12 hrs. Many...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kitt C
Fan102, Owner at R.C.M. History Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Hi, I believe this review is meant for another guide. My name is Bob Murphy at RCM History Tours, an independent of the battlefield guides at the park. Could you please remove this review and place it for Mr. Rohrer on their website? Kind regards,...More

Reviewed 14 April 2018

Engaging Bob Murphy's services for a tour of the Antietam Battlefield began with a recommendation from our accommodation in the area. Whilst on a short road tour away from the cities (as part of a wider holiday in the United States), we planned an itinerary...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank WJT85
Reviewed 26 March 2018

We visited Gettysburg and Antietam with a family of 5 (11 yr old, 13 yr old, 15 yr old, mom and dad). I am so glad we hired Bob to work us back into history. The kids were all engaged and the information he gave...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank malinawith4
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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