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 Rating Based on 248 reviews
August 12, 2017
Nutsforvacation
It was Good Friday and we were in the area, so we decided to pull off the highway to check out the battlefield and visitor center. I was very surprised! I was expecting a few maps and photographs...
August 9, 2017
Richard R
The visitor's center is small, but worthwhile. From the second floor balcony, you overlook the battlefield. The exhibits are well done and the staff is very helpful. Buy the audio tour on CD and...
August 9, 2017
Peter_vB2015
Very nice overview of the significant battle which took place at Monocacy; diorama in the visitors center as well as driving the tour.