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 29, 2019
This is such a wonderful park to visit and explore! The park staff and volunteers provide excellent visitor services. So much to see in this little gem!
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June 22, 2019
This is a little known battle but could have been a major victory for the South. On this battlefield, Confederate forces were held off just long enough by a small Union force to prevent a successful...
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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...