Monocacy Bell and History Day 2011

Subscribe RSS Icon | What is RSS
Date: March 17, 2011
Contact: Barbara Justice, 301-662-3515

Help us celebrate on April 2, 2011!

Monocacy National Battlefield will join with Historic Consortium museum sites in the official opening of the spring season. Emphasis of the event will be on Frederick, Maryland's unique contributions to local and national history.

At Monocacy National Battlefield learn about the Victorian internet.The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad was an important transportation line that intersected the Georgetown Pike just south of Frederick City.Telegraph lines were constructed parallel to the railroad and were vital to communication in the mid-19th century.Join living history volunteers from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. for hands-on demonstrations of how this communication device worked and learn how it compares to our modern internet.

Programs and activities will take place at the Monocacy National Battlefield Visitor Center, located on Maryland State Route 355, two miles south of Frederick, Maryland. For additional information please contact us at the number listed above.

Last updated: April 10, 2015

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

4632 Araby Church Road
Frederick, MD 21704


(301) 662-3515
Visitor Center Phone Number

Contact Us