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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ADA Accessible
Educational Resources Available
Family-Friendly
Free Parking
Guided Tours/Guide Available
Student Group-Friendly

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TripAdvisor® Traveler Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating Based on 251 reviews
September 6, 2017
RG200639
It's not Gettysburg, obviously, but the car tour provides just enough history along with lovely, easy hikes. We enjoyed a couple of hours here on a Sunday morning.
September 6, 2017
Amydipas
I took my son here for a history lesson and was amazed at all the artifacts and history they had preserved in this new museum/building. The park ranger gave us all sorts of best facts dating back to...
August 19, 2017
jaimeelsabio
The battle occurred during the 3rd and final Confederate invasion of the north and can be credited for delaying Confederate forces sent to capture Washington DC. The battlefield is spread out over a...