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R.C.M. History Tours

Sharpsburg, MD 21782
+1 301-491-0002
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Antietam 3 hr tour

Last week my husband and I had the pleasure of a tour with Gary Rohrer. We thoroughly enjoyed his... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2018
Kitt C
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Engaging Bob Murphy's services for a tour of the Antietam Battlefield began with a recommendation... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2018
WJT85
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RCM History Tours offers battlefield guided tours of the MD campaign, as well as Harpers Ferry and walking tours.
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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

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Fan102, Owner at R.C.M. History Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

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

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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

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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

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Reviewed 23 March 2018

Bob Murphy provided us with an excellent overview of Antietam. His knowledge of this historic area provided us with information that brought to life this horrific Civil War battle. We highly recommend him to anyone visiting this battlefield.

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Reviewed 11 December 2017

I say "complete surprise" as I have not only studied the Civil War as a child but my great uncle carried a Yankee Minie ball in his leg courtesy of Antietam and of course I always wanted to know where his N.C. division was positioned...More

1  Thank vintage16
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Reviewed 1 August 2017

In a word, fantastic! I've been to Antietam several times, but never really 'been' until Bob took us on a tour and shared his info and passion about the battle. I highly recommend Bob, especially let him know if you had a relative that fought...More

1  Thank tenaha
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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

I highly recommend taking a tour with Bob when you visit the Antietam Battlefield and surrounding area. We traveled with 2 children and Bob customized the tour to our needs. He has so much knowledge to share and was very personable and easy to talk...More

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Reviewed 22 July 2017

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

2  Thank DCRESIDENT486
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Reviewed 6 July 2017

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 22 June 2017

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

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DebO1972
1 May 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
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