Book Signings at the 149th Commemoration of the Battle of Monocacy
Contact: Tracy Evans, 301-662-3515
Four Noted Authors Will Hold Book Signings at the
On July 6-7, 2013, Monocacy National Battlefield will commemorate the 149th anniversary of the Battle of Monocacy by offering a series of programs throughout the weekend. The schedule of events will now include appearances by four Maryland authors who have recently published books on the Civil War. On Saturday, July 6 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Dan Toomey, Dr. Benjamin Cooling, Claudia Floyd, and Scott Hipp will be at the park's visitor center to sign copies of their new books. All of the authors except Ms. Floyd will also be available from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Sunday.
Please see the park's Facebook page or call the park for the infantry and artillery demonstration schedule. All programs are free to the public and take place at the park's visitor center located at 5201 Urbana Pike, Frederick, MD 21704. For more information see us on Facebook, or call the visitor center at 301-662-3515. Operating hours are daily from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 pm.
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...