• Monocacy National Battlefield, Best Farm


    National Battlefield Maryland

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?

Did You Know?

Amphibians play an important role in the stability and diversity of the park's ecosystem. The American Toad is one of the many different types of amphibians that can be found while hiking some of the streamside trails at the park. More...