Monocacy National Battlefield

4632 Araby Church Rd, Frederick, MD 21704 Get Directions
Phone: 301-662-3515
Monocacy National Battlefield
Photo Credit: National Park Service
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.
ADA Accessible
Educational Resources Available
Guided Tours/Guide Available
On-site Motorcoach Parking
Student Group-Friendly



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September 20, 2018
Steve C
Monocacy is essentially three different sites with some great trails around the three battlefields. You drive to each section and then hike around. Each has short and easy hikes where there are...
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September 15, 2018
It was so hot on July 4th....but we decided to visit the battlefield. The museum/visitor center is well laid out and informative. The driving tour was perfect for a hot day, even with the short...
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August 24, 2018
Even if you're not "into" the Civil War this is a place highly recommended to visit, as the museum does a wonderful job explaining Monacacy's relevance to saving the Union, and by extension, enabling...