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 201 reviews
December 28, 2016
When people think about sites to visit, this battlefield more likely does not make many list, but it should. No. It is not as popular as Gettysburg, Antietam or Manassas...
December 27, 2016
We spent the morning at Antietam Battlefield then drove to Frederick to do Monocacy Battlefield on our way to Washington. We thought the museum was well done, many interactive exhibits for younger...
December 22, 2016
outstanding and informative staff. well done small museum up stairs without spot on timeline and lightshow displays. Grounds are gorgeous with some nice walking/running trails. Very informative...