Monocacy National Battlefield

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.
Monocacy National Battlefield Photo
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.

Location

5201 Urbana Pike
Frederick MD 21704
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  • ADA Accessible
  • Educational Resources Available
  • Family-Friendly
  • Free Parking
  • Guided Tours/Guide Available
  • On-site Motorcoach Parking
  • Student Group-Friendly
Rated 5 by nptp84

August 23, 2020

nptp84

Visited during COVID 19

Although the visitors centers were closed, we were able to visit 5 stops on an auto tour. There were markers at the sites that thoroughly explained what happened during the Civil War at those sites.

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Rated 4 by brandon3295

July 09, 2020

brandon3295

Neat little park

Was a quick stop but another good national park. We were able to experience the park and enjoyed the history. If you are looking for a quick stop that is worth the time stop here and check out...

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Rated 5 by 990justinw

June 07, 2020

990justinw

Great even without the visitors center

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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