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 John B

April 05, 2023

John B

The Most Important Battle That You Have Never Heard Of

The title of my review comes from a park ranger I had once at Gettysburg. He worked there and at Monocacy National Battlefield. I heard of the battle and knew its significance. However, I didn't...

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Rated 5 by esprouls47

October 07, 2022


Very good national battlefield

We stopped at the visitor center first and watched the battle map presentation and visited the museum upstairs. Also took in the nice view of the battlefield from the 2nd floor. We used the on line...

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Rated 5 by sticklelis

September 15, 2022


History and great birds, what could be better

The driving tour is very convenient and informative, we walked several trails around the area and they are really making an effort to restore good wildlife habitat, so it was great for birding too.

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