Near Frederick in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
has been designated a
Under the provisions of the
Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935
this site possesses exceptional value
in commemorating or illustrating
the history of the United States
U.S. Department of the Interior
National Park Service
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
Location. 39° 22.625′ N, 77° 23.737′ W. Marker is near Frederick, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker can be reached from Urbana Pike (Maryland Route 355), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located at the entrance to the new Monocacy Visitor Center. Marker is in this post office area: Frederick MD 21704, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Lost Order (here, next to this marker); 1862 Antietam Campaign (here, next to this marker); Battle Begins (a few steps from this marker); A Bold Plan (within shouting This Boulder Overlooks the Monocacy Battlefield (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battle of Monocacy (about 500 feet away); Headquarters of Generals Robert E. Lee (about 500 feet away); Nick of Time (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frederick.
Also see . . .
1. Monocacy - The Battle that Saved Washington. Civil War Trust website. (Submitted on April 14, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Monocacy National Battlefield. National Park Service website. (Submitted on April 14, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 14, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 658 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 14, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11. submitted on October 8, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. 12, 13. submitted on April 14, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.