October 06, 2017
New Bridge Installation at Monocacy National Battlefield
Maryland’s State Highway Administration will be replacing the bridge on MD 355 (Urbana Pike) over the CSX railroad tracks located in Monocacy National Battlefield.
August 17, 2017
Union General William Tecumseh Sherman once noted that, “A battery of field artillery is worth a thousand muskets.” Join Monocacy National Battlefield September 2-3, 2017 to discover what made artillery so effective. Learn about the equipment, techniques, animals, and men who served in the artillery during the Civil War. Experience the thunderous roar of field artillery as it creates a soundscape not often heard.
August 09, 2017
Eclipse Over Monocacy
While the path of total eclipse stretches from Oregon to South Carolina, a partial solar eclipse can be enjoyed at Monocacy National Battlefield. Please join us at the Visitor Center on August 21st for our solar eclipse event!
August 07, 2017
Monocacy National Battlefield Historic House Series Worthington Farm Open House September 30 2017
Monocacy National Battlefield Historic House Series: Worthington Farm Open House, September 30, 2017. National Public Lands Day Campfire program at 6:30 pm
June 28, 2017
National Park Service Approves Public Access Plan
The National Park Service’s (NPS) Monocacy National Battlefield has selected an approach to improve and expand public access in the park. The new Public Access Plan will allow the park to offer safe river access, expand view sheds and increase the number of open trails, all of which will allow visitors to experience areas of the park that are not currently accessible.
March 27, 2017
Western Maryland National Parks Reduce Deer Populations to Protect Natural and Historic Landscapes
Three Western Maryland national parks this month concluded operations to reduce overabundant white-tailed deer that threaten the historic scenery of two Civil War battlefields and a 5,810-acre hardwood mountain forest. This season, more than eight tons of venison were donated to the local Maryland Food Bank, the Thurmont Food Bank, the Help Hotline and the Lunch Place soup kitchen.
March 08, 2017
National Park Service Approves Plan for Urbana Bridge Replacement
The National Park Service (NPS) has approved a plan to replace the Urbana Pike (MD355) bridge that crosses the CSX railroad and borders Monocacy National Battlefield.
January 20, 2017
Monocacy National Battlefield Signs Partnership Agreement with New Friends Group
Monocacy National Battlefield announced that a partnership agreement has been signed with the newly formed Monocacy National Battlefield Foundation. This new partnership will greatly assist the park with fundraising, recruitment and as a community advocate.
November 28, 2016
National Park Service Announces New Superintendent of Monocacy National Battlefield
The National Park Service (NPS) has named Chris Stubbs, an experienced resource manager, Superintendent of Monocacy National Battlefield, MD. He begins his assignment today, Nov. 28.