Slavery at Monocacy
Although African-American slaves were instrumental in the development of the Monocacy area, they often appear only incidentally in the historic record. While specific details about enslaved individuals at Monocacy are rare, a great deal of information has been uncovered about the practice of this brutal institution in general. Click on the above links to learn more.
Did You Know?
The "Y" at Monocacy Junction, completed in 1830, allows trains to turn around. It was the first of its kind in the United States, and is still in use today.