Monocacy National Battlefield

4632 Araby Church Rd, Frederick, MD 21704 Get Directions
Phone: 301-662-3515
Monocacy National Battlefield
Photo Credit: National Park Service
Description
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 Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating Based on 236 reviews
July 19, 2017
billygoathiker
Great civil war park. Much smaller than Antietam or Gettysburg and with no crowd. Great historical info & diorama in 2nd floor of visitor's center. Fantastic for kids of all ages. 5 Stops as you...
July 15, 2017
Mark T
I’ve been here several times for work, and still enjoy Monocacy. The history is very interesting, and is an important piece to the civil war. The trail system is very nice, and I always enjoy going...
July 10, 2017
Kathleen M
The Battle of Monocacy doesn't rank up there with Gettysburg or Vicksburg or Bull Run, but nevertheless it was important. Action there stopped the Confederates from reaching Washington -- something...