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 hduck50

June 08, 2021


Civil war battlefield

We started at the visitor center and took the tour to learn about this battle spot during the civil war. You will need to drive from spot to spot. It's a great leaning experience. Don't forget to get...

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Rated 3 by Verne K

April 29, 2021

Verne K

Found by accident

We were traveling north on 355 when I spotted the Gambrill Farm. The actual battlefield is quite spread out with various sites not really within walking distance. The Gambrill had a short walking...

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Rated 3 by Culture57634116501

April 08, 2021


Something is going on at the Thomas and Worthington farm

The Worthington and Thomas farms have been our go-to trails for long walks. I was disturbed, this week, to see much of the tree lines have been cut down. Ot is tarting to look like a huge parking...

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