Monocacy National Battlefield

4632 Araby Church Rd, Frederick, MD 21704 Get Directions
Phone: 301-662-3515
Monocacy National Battlefield
Photo Credit: National Park Service
Site of July 9, 1864 Civil War battle dubbed "The Battle that Saved Washington." Confederate Gen. Jubal A. Early defeated Union forces commanded by Gen. Lew Wallace who later wrote Ben Hur.


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TripAdvisor Traveler Rating Based on 198 reviews
November 27, 2016
This national park unit has quite a backstory. Here's the very short version: In 1928, Glenn Worthington, who owned a lot of the battlefield, petitioned Congress to create a National Military Park...
November 20, 2016
Kim D
The visitor center is great and many knowledgeable people. Community really fought for this area to be saved and story told. The 5 areas are with short drives from the center. Walking trails are...
November 6, 2016
Great day trip from DC. Fascinating history plus several great hiking trails and walks. Car required to go from site to site.