Monocacy National Battlefield

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.


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5201 Urbana Pike
Frederick, MD
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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 tommM6090NF

November 27, 2021


10/10 battlefield and visitors center

Very well done Museum/visitors center and well maintained battlefield. Staff were extremely helpful and fun to talk to. The visitors center definitely conveys the historic importance of the...

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Rated 5 by bradziker1

October 16, 2021


worth a short stop

Enjoyed a short tour - it was nice to have a guide. I really enjoyed the Through a Child's Eyes exhibit.

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Rated 3 by ShutRBug267

July 23, 2021


The driving tour was nice but, a bit confusing

My 18 year old & I spent the day driving around Fredrick & doing different things. We read that this was a driving tour of a Battlefield that was very close (less than 5 miles) to our hotel & highly...

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