Monocacy National Battlefield

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


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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 7, 2020
I was aware the visitors center was closed due to Covid-19. Despite knowing little about the battle I decided to check it out. I was not disappointed. Finding your way around is a little tricky but...
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April 25, 2020
Wow! Thought this was going to be a stamp and run, but we spent some time here thanks to the children's corner with dress up, coloring sheets and other activities. (And yes, NPS stamps for that...
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March 12, 2020
This is a site that commemorates a very critical but little known battle in the Civil War. The best place to start is at the visitor's center. The rangers here are great, so friendly and...