A historic site during the American Civil War, Monocacy National Battlefield is now a major attraction where visitors are ... More
Monocacy National Battlefield
A historic site during the American Civil War, Monocacy National Battlefield is now a major attraction where visitors are educated about American history through various interactive exhibits and virtual tours. One can also indulge in walking trails and other interesting events conducted here.
Little known for a national park, but this was the site of a very key 1864 battle that saw the future author of Ben Hur General Lew Wallace hold off Confederate General Jubal Early's troops long enough so proper reinforcements could protect Washington D.C. Only a few actual spots to visit, not counting what is now a fine visitor's center. If you're in Frederick or the area, it's well worth stopping by the visitor's center, the tour probaly would take a couple hours at most.
The oldest building in Frederick and one of the best examples of German Colonial architecture in the country, this large
sandstone home features an unusual "wishbone" divided chimney. Guided tours of the manor house and gardens are available.
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Tucked away in pastoral western Maryland countryside, Antietam National Battlefield was the site of the bloodiest day of the Civil
War, September 17, 1862. More than 23,000 Confederate and Union soldiers were killed or wounded during the battle. The ...