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Monocacy: The Battle That Saved Washington


This Civil War living history event focuses on the role North Carolina regiments played in the battle that was a victory for the South but resulted in saving the Union capital. Infantry, cavalry and artillery demos with 100 reenactors. Visit the period encampments and with sutlers. Hear from the wife of General Stonewall Jackson and other historical figures. Kids can learn military drills. Enjoy live music, food, beer and a tavern talk with free rum drink tastings. And of course the Battle Reenactment each day at 2 pm.

Bring your lawn chairs. Leashed dogs allowed, but please be aware there will be loud cannon fire.

Admission: $10 Adults, $9 Seniors/Students. Members and ages 5 and under, free.

Earlier Event: May 31
Community Garden
Later Event: June 15
Basket Making Workshop