The Maryland Civil War Marker was dedicated on July 9, 1964, to commemorate the centennial of the Battle of Monocacy. Frederick County Civil War Centennial, Inc. sponsored the event in cooperation with the Maryland Civil War Centennial Commission. The tablet reads:
Restoration work completed in 2005 reestablished the post and chain fence surrounding the monument.
Did You Know?
White-tailed deer are found in abundance on the battlefield. The rising population of deer has an intense affect on the herbaceous and woody plants found within the park, and several studies have recently been conducted on the effects of the overpopulation of deer. More...