SHAF Annual Membership Meeting Date Change

Due to a schedule conflict the SHAF Annual Membership Meeting will be on Saturday April 1 (no fooling!) starting at 10:00 am at the Mumma Barn on Antietam National Battlefield. Parking on the grass around the barn is available. After the meeting we will conduct a tour of the War Wounds house for those interested, although we may need to divide into small groups to do so.

And don’t forget our Spring Work Day at Antietam on March 11 at 9:00 a.m. at the Visitor Center Overflow Parking lot.

SHAF 2023 Spring Work Day

The next SHAF Work Day is scheduled for Saturday, March 11, 2023. Meet at the grass overflow parking lot at the Antietam Visitor Center at 9:00 a.m. Bring water, gloves, hand tools (no chain saws), and dress for the weather. In case of bad weather, we will postpone. Watch our Facebook page and website, for a postponement notice. We will work until about 1:00 p.m. 

Please mark on your calendars, the 2023 Annual SHAF Membership Meeting is scheduled for April 22, details to follow. 

Thank you.

SHAF 2022 Fall Work Day

Reminder – SHAF will hold our Fall Work Day on Saturday Nov. 5 at the Reel farm along Rt. 65 across from the NPS entrance. Please park across from the VC in the grass field with an old house on it. Bring gloves, hand tools (no chain saws) and water. Dress for the weather, and if steady rain is likely we will postpone until the next Saturday. We will begin at 9 and work until you want to leave. See the SHAF web page, for any updates of changes.

Thank you.

Fall Antietam Work Day Scheduled

Our Fall Work Day will take place on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022, at the Reel farm (opposite the main entrance to the battlefield). We will be clearing small trees and brush along the eastern border of the property, along Rt. 65. We will be using hand tools ONLY and stacking up the small trees and brush to be disposed of later in the fall. There will also be some wire fences to remove, and tools for that will be provided. We will start at 9:00 a.m. and work until early afternoon. The rain date is Saturday, Nov. 12.

Please bring water, gloves, hand pruners, and/or saws, no chain saws please. Dress for the weather, of course. We will postpone if steady rain for the day is predicted within 24 hours before Saturday morning. Please watch our Facebook page and/or website, for notices. Please park in the designated grass field opposite the temporary Visitor Center, a sign will be posted.