Special Event

Event

160th Commemoration of the Battle of Monocacy

Monocacy National Battlefield

Fee:

Free.

Location: LAT/LONG: 39.377221, -77.395606


While most programs will meet at the Monocacy National Battlefield Visitors Center, some will meet out on the battlefield at different tour stops.

Repeating Event

Days:

Every day

Dates:

July 05, 2024 to July 07, 2024

Time:

9:00 AM

Duration:

8 hours

Type of Event

Guided Tour
Hike
Living History
Talk
Walk

Times for specific programs and demonstrations vary.


Description

A weekend of special talks, tours, and demonstrations to commemorate the 160th anniversary of the “Battle that Saved Washington!” 

 

Friday July 5: 

10 am - Ranger-led car caravan tour departs from the visitor center.

1:30 pm - Ranger-led car caravan tour departs from the visitor center.

7 pm - Monocacy National Battlefield 160th Commemoration Panel at Frederick City Hall

 

Saturday July 6:

9 am - Worthington Farm and Thomas Farm Hikes. These two hikes depart simultaneously from two locations. Choose a hike and maybe you'll spot the other hiking group from across the battlefield!

11am - Infantry Demonstration at Thomas Farm

12pm - Artillery Demonstration at Visitor Center 

1 pm - Fort Stevens Talk at Visitor Center

2 pm - Infantry Demonstration at Thomas Farm 

3 pm - Artillery Demonstration at Visitor Center

4 pm - Best Farm to 14th New Jersey Monument Hike

 

Sunday July 7:

8 am - Jug Bridge Hike (SUBJECT TO CHANGE) - Meet at Maryland National Guard Readiness Center: 8501 Old National Pike, Frederick, MD 21701

11am Infantry Demonstration at Thomas Farm

12pm Artillery Demonstration at Visitor Center

1pm Orientation Program at Visitor Center

2pm Infantry Demonstration at Thomas Farm 

3pm Artillery Demonstration at Visitor Center

4pm Retreat From Battle Hike at Gambrill Mill 

Reservation or Registration: No


Contact Information

Tracy Evans
301-662-3515
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