Monocacy National Battlefield

5201 Urbana Pike , Frederick, MD 21704 Get Directions 
Phone: 301-662-3515

Frederick

Capital Region
Monocacy National Battlefield
Photo Credit: National Park Service
Description
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.
Hours
Daily, 9am-5pm; closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's.
Amenities
ADA Accessible
Family-Friendly
Free Parking

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October 16, 2019
Jason F
Start at the visitors center and tour the small museum upstairs. Then get the map and drive around and visit the different tour stops to see the battle locations. Give yourself an hour or two.
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October 14, 2019
Jim M
We ended up visiting the 5 sites in reverse order - but really would have been better off going to the visitor center first because they have a little battlefield laid out with different color LEDs...
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October 9, 2019
Tombeneventi
I visited the Monocacy National Battlefield. Not as well known as some but a late war, pivotal battle. There are 5 spots you can drive to and once there you can walk around and absorb the history. I...