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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April 13, 2019
I can never pass on the chance to visit a Civil War battlefield when I'm nearby. We did the 5 stop driving tour. Between the map and the downloadable audio tour, you can learn much about the history...
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March 18, 2019
Jane K
Was not aware of this battle before visiting Frederick. It was too cold to wander around the site the day I visited, but the visitor center had a very good description of the battle and several...
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March 13, 2019
One building visitors center with a few cannons. The displays and audio descriptions were interesting. We did not do the driving self-guided tour. Two of our group got bored quickly. This is no...