Last updated: October 31, 2016
Monocacy: A Unique Classroom
Monocacy National Battlefield provides a variety of opportunities for teachers and students. Think of the park as an alternative classroom! There is a variety of historical and natural resources that can be used to meet curriculum goals.
Fighting for Time: The Battle of Monocacy
Though the Confederate forces under Jubal Early won the day, Lew Wallace's Union forces strategically won time for reinforcements to save the capital.Read More
Those Who Have Borne the Battle
Behind each commander, casualty, or comrade is a story. Read more about the individuals who shaped the Battle of Monocacy!Read More
"The Final Shots of the War"
Explore pivotal events surrounding the end of the Civil War and the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln.Read More
A Cruel Institution
In 2010 and 2011, archeologists excavated the site of a large slave village at the Best Farm. In 1800, it was home to 90 enslaved individuals.Read More