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 4 by jerrys01

August 04, 2022


Excellent exhibits at the visitor center

My wife and I started our tour at the visitor center. There are a lot of very interesting exhibits on the second floor of the building, which include a timeline of pre, during, and post battle...

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Rated 4 by mefleming505

July 18, 2022


Interesting battlefield site

We enjoyed the visitor center. Definitely watch the light-up topography map and video of the battle to get a good sense overall of what occurred. We did the driving tour and stops...

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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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