Monocacy National Battlefield

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


Capital Region
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.
Daily, 9am-5pm; closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's.
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September 18, 2019
A long forgotten battle, this was the last time confederate forces tried to push into union territory. This is a relatively quick stop, but as a history buff, I found it very interesting.
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August 19, 2019
The upstairs portion of visitors center has a several exhibits and informative displays that would be worth seeing first. There is also observation deck upstairs that will give you a better vantage...
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August 19, 2019
I first recommend stopping by the information center. There is great info on the battlefield there. You can take a guided tour. Once finished with the info center we drove the route and put all of...