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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July 9, 2020
Was a quick stop but another good national park. We were able to experience the park and enjoyed the history. If you are looking for a quick stop that is worth the time stop here and check out...
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June 7, 2020
I was aware the visitors center was closed due to Covid-19. Despite knowing little about the battle I decided to check it out. I was not disappointed. Finding your way around is a little tricky but...
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April 25, 2020
Wow! Thought this was going to be a stamp and run, but we spent some time here thanks to the children's corner with dress up, coloring sheets and other activities. (And yes, NPS stamps for that...