Monocacy National Battlefield

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

Frederick

Capital Region
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.
Hours
Daily, 9am-5pm; closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's.
Amenities
ADA Accessible
Family-Friendly
Free Parking

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August 19, 2019
Tc7519
The upstairs portion of visitors center has a several exhibits and informative displays that would be worth seeing first. There is also observation deck upstairs that will give you a better vantage...
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August 19, 2019
mizzpriss02
I first recommend stopping by the information center. There is great info on the battlefield there. You can take a guided tour. Once finished with the info center we drove the route and put all of...
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August 10, 2019
Tom A
The Monocacy battlefield is a relatively recent addition to the National Park Service’s portfolio of Civil War battlefields. It’s a relatively small site, spread across five stops on the auto tour...