• Monocacy National Battlefield, Best Farm

    Monocacy

    National Battlefield Maryland

150th Program Schedule, July 12 and 13

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Date: June 3, 2014

This schedule is subject to change.  Changes, if necessary, will be announced on the park website and Facebook page.  Most programs are free.

Please note (*) programs that have limited seating and are first come. first serve.

Saturday, July 12

All Day

Family & Youth Tent

Slave Village Archeology Tent

9:00 a.m.

Battle Orientation, Visitor Center

Fighting for Freedom: United States Colored Troops, Visitor Center

10:00 a.m.

The Revolution is Complete; Emancipation in Maryland *, Thomas House

Archeological Stories of a Slave Village, Best Farm

11:00 a.m.

Battle Orientation, Visitor Center

Fighting for Freedom: United States Colored Troops, Visitor Center

12:30 p.m.

Music - Ampersand, Gambrill House Porch

1:00 p.m.

Battle Orientation, Visitor Center

Recruiting Maryland Colored Troops & Recruiting, Visitor Center

2:00 p.m.

Fighting for Freedom: United States Colored Troops, Visitor Center

Archeological Stories of a Slave Village, Best Farm

4:00 p.m.

US Colored Troops Wreath Laying, Laboring Sons Memorial Grounds

9:00 p.m.

Beneath a Blanket of Stars: Night Sky Soldier and Slave Perspectives, Worthington Farm

Sunday, July 13

All Day

Family & Youth Tent, Visitor Center

Slave Village Archeology Tent, Best Farm

9:00 a.m.

Battle Orientation, Visitor Center

10:00 a.m.

The Revolution is Complete; Emancipation in Maryland * , Thomas House

Archeological Slave Village Stories, Best Farm

11:00 a.m.

Battle Orientation, Visitor Center

Fighting for Freedom: United Sates Colored Troops, Visitor Center

12:30 p.m.

Recruiting Maryland Colored Troops, Visitor Center

1:30 p.m..

Music - Kim & Reggie, Gambrill House Porch

2:00 p.m..

Fighting for Freedom: United States Colored Troops, Visitor Center

Archeological Stories of a Slave Village, Best Farm

3:00 p.m.

Maryland Emancipation Lecture, Urbana Library

* Limited Seating - First Come, First Served

Did You Know?

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...