Jacob Rohrbach Inn (Sharpsburg, Maryland)



Ethnics in the Confederacy and at Sharpsburg

June 11th, 2018 by jacobrohrbach

Civil War Summer Lecture Series Ethnics in the Confederacy and at Sharpsburg – although the Civil War is traditionally viewed as a struggle between white Anglo Saxon Protestants, a variety of ethnic groups fought in the armies of both sides. This talk will focus on the ethnics who served with the Confederacy. Our speaker will […]

Antietam Shadows: Mystery, Myth & Machination

June 5th, 2018 by jacobrohrbach

Civil War Summer Lecture Series Dennis Frye has been studying Antietam and the 1st invasion of the North for nearly 50 years. From his earliest days as a NPS volunteer at the Dunker Church (Dennis is a Dunker), and as a native of the Antietam area, Dennis has immersed himself into the Civil War. Known […]

Antietam Hospitals – John Schildt

May 10th, 2018 by jacobrohrbach

Civil War Summer Lecture Series John Schildt hardly needs an introduction. He is well known for his many books relating the various aspects of the Maryland Campaign of 1862 and local history. Reverend Schildt graduated from Shepherd College, Wesley Theological Seminary and has studied at Western Maryland College, Gettysburg Seminary and West Virginia University. Rev. […]

Images from BG James Ricketts’ 1st Corps Division – Joe Stahl

May 10th, 2018 by jacobrohrbach

Civil War Summer Lecture Series Joseph Stahl retired from the Institute for Defense Analyses where he authored or coauthored more than 50 reports on defense issues. Since his retirement he has become a volunteer and Licensed Battlefield Guide at Antietam. He grew up in St. Louis, where he earned an MBA from Washington University in […]

“Gunners in the Corn – Federal and Confederate Artillery in the Cornfield” – Jim Rosebrock

May 10th, 2018 by jacobrohrbach

Civil War Summer Lecture Series Jim Rosebrock is the Chief of the Antietam Battlefield Guides. Jim is a retired army officer and currently works for the Department of Justice. He is currently conducting research for a book that will tell the story of the regular artillery companies during the Civil War.  Jim also discusses interesting […]

Disease and Treatment{???} during the Civil War – Gordon Dammann

May 3rd, 2018 by jacobrohrbach

  Civil War Summer Lecture Series Gordon E. Dammann D.D.S. founded the National Museum of Civil War Medicine in Frederick, Maryland to tell the true story of Civil War medicine. His medical collection formed the core of the museum holdings. He is a graduate of Loyola University in Chicago and holds a bachelor of science […]

Nutter’s Ice Cream

April 29th, 2018 by jacobrohrbach

After the Antietam National Battlefield, the most visited place in Sharpsburg is Nutter’s Ice Cream.  For over twenty years this iconic ice cream shop has served up scoops of delicious treats to locals, tourists, and our guests.   About Nutter’s Ice Cream   Every since Sharpsburg was founded in 1763, the Square has been a […]

The Farmsteads of Antietam – Joseph Parks Farm

April 16th, 2018 by jacobrohrbach

While traveling on the roads running through the battlefield you can see most of the farmsteads at Antietam except for one – the Joseph Parks farm.  In order to see this farm, visitors have to walk out the Three Farms Trail from the Newcomer House.  Although the land had been cultivated for more than 100 […]

Eggs Rohrbach

April 5th, 2018 by jacobrohrbach

One of our favorite signature dishes is our “Eggs Rohrbach”.  It has all the same yummy ingredients of traditional Eggs Benedict but is simple to make.  It’s SO easy that even Chris can make it. Serves 4     You will need: 5 eggs 4 Slices Canadian bacon 2 English muffins 3/4 cup milk Shredded Cheese […]

Celebrate the Art and Culture of Washington County

February 21st, 2018 by jacobrohrbach

Many guests who come to the Inn think the area is only interesting because of the Civil War.  They are pleasantly surprised to learn of the dozens of museums, theaters and galleries hosting art shows and musical performances on a regular basis, all within minutes of the Inn.  This year celebrate the art and culture […]

Washington County’s Best Kept Secret

January 30th, 2018 by jacobrohrbach

One of the best kept secrets in Maryland is the Washington County Agricultural Education Center and all the even ts held there.  The center has 68 acres of indoor facilities, outdoor areas and is the home of the Rural Heritage Museum. As the premiere rental facility in Washington County, the Agricultural Education Center has been the region’s […]

2018 Civil War Lecture Series

January 15th, 2018 by jacobrohrbach

We have another great lineup of outstanding speakers this summer at the Jacob Rohrbach Inn.  Come hear leading historians and Antietam Battlefield Guides as they discuss intriguing topics of the Maryland Campaign of 1862 and the Civil War during our Civil War Lecture Series. 2018 Speaker Schedule June 6 – “Disease and Treatment {???} during […]