Bell & History Day April 6, 2013

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Date: March 25, 2013
Contact: Tracy Evans, 301-662-3515

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

At Monocacy National Battlefield learn how the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad helped save Washington, D.C., in the summer of 1864. At 10:00 a.m., rangers will ring in Bell and History Day with a historic B & O train bell, on loan from the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Museum. Park rangers will present programs focusing on the role of the railroad in the Civil War at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Throughout the day visitors of all ages can earn an Explorer Ranger pin by hiking the Junction Trail and completing the railroad scavenger hunt.

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.

Last updated: April 10, 2015

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4632 Araby Church Road
Frederick, MD 21704


(301) 662-3515
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