Preservation

Preservation includes:
Archeology Historic Preservation

 
There are 51 historic structures at Monocacy National Battlefield, along with a wide variety of archeological sites and historic landscape features. The battlefield's Facilities Management and Cultural & Natural Resource divisions work hard to manage, protect, and maintain the park's resources so that future generations can continue to enjoy and learn from them.
 
  • Park archeologist kneels in a large square hole. He points to a feature made of stones.

    Archeology

    Archeological research helps identify resources to aid in in their appropriate management, protection, and interpretation.

  • A worker repairs brickwork on a brick silo.

    Historic Preservation

    Monocacy has more than 50 historic structures that park staff work to preserve and protect.

  • Wood bracing supports plaster. Bare lathe work is visible where plaster is missing.

    Plaster Preservation

    In 2020, the National Park Service completed a plaster preservation project at the Best and Worthington farms.

  • Historic black and white photo that show an open landscape between the Thomas and Worthington farms.

    Viewshed Restoration

    The visual connection between the Thomas and Worthington contributes to understanding the Battle of Monocacy.

Last updated: August 24, 2021

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