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 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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Rated 4 by hikealot

July 21, 2021


Friendly NPS staff, excellent exhibits

We went to the visitor's center first and the staff was friendly and knowledgeable. We drove to all of the sites in the driving tour and walked the trails to actual locations of troops. Not as famous...

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