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March 17, 2015
"Bells across the Land" and "Bell and History Day" Events
Monocacy National Battlefield will participate in “Bells across the Land: A Nation Remembers Appomattox” on Thursday, April 9, 2015 to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the surrender of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia. On Saturday, April 11, 2015 Monocacy NB will join with Historic Consortium museum sites to share Frederick, Maryland’s unique contributions to local and national history. Special programs and artifacts related to the local and national reaction to the Lincoln assassination will be unveiled in the new temporary exhibit “1865: A Year of Triumph, Tragedy and Trials.

March 13, 2015
Monocacy National Battlefield Seeks Volunteers For Park Day
As our nation commemorates the final year of the Civil War Sesquicentennial, volunteers across the country have another opportunity to answer their country’s call to service. On Saturday, March 28, Monocacy National Battlefield invites local residents, community leaders and preservationists to participate in the 18th annual Park Day volunteer event, which is sponsored by the Civil War Trust, HistoryTM and Take Pride in America at more than 98 historic sites nationwide.

March 12, 2015
Want to Work at Monocacy NB?
The National Park Service (NPS) is pleased to announce that Monocacy National Battlefield (MONO) in Frederick, Maryland will host a Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) program for the summer of 2015.

February 14, 2015
2015 Special Events
Visit your national park this year for numerous special events. There are FREE activities for the whole family to enjoy throughout the year.

February 08, 2015
Bells across the Land: A Nation Remembers Appomattox
On April 9, 2015 bells will ring throughout the country in honor of the meeting between Generals Grant and Lee at Appomattox Court House, Virginia. Please join us in the historic commemoration. Let bells ring across the land!

October 30, 2014
Washington Area National Parks Make Nationally Unprecedented Investment in Energy Conservation
The National Park Service (NPS) is investing $29 million in 81 individual energy efficiency and water conservation projects at national parks throughout the greater Washington region.

September 26, 2014
National Park Service Approves Battlefield White-Tailed Deer Management Plan
The National Park Service has approved a white-tailed deer management plan to protect long term forest health and preserve the historic settings at three battlefields in the national capital region.

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