Monocacy National Battlefield

5201 Urbana Pike , Frederick, MD 21704 Get Directions 
Phone: 301-662-3515


Capital Region
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.
Daily, 9am-5pm; closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's.
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June 13, 2019
The Monocacy National Battlefield naturally does not receive the traffic that sites such as Gettysburg and Antietum receive, but the 90 minutes we spent at the site were interesting, informative and...
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June 12, 2019
Had a guided tour of the Battlefield and received a lot of background on the history of the area and some of the battle. It was interesting, but a lot of the information contained mainly background...
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June 8, 2019
Robert D
The Monocacy National Battlefield Park (off of Frederick Rd/MD 355) in the city & country of Frederick, MD is a local hidden historical gem for Civil War Buffs. YES...walk around the air...