Attractions

Park in Frederick

Carroll Creek Park

Originally a flood control project, this mile-long walking path stretches along Carroll Creek between S Bentz St and S East St, all just south of the historic downtown. Today it's dotted with gardens. fountains and …
National Park in Frederick

Monocacy National Battlefield

The crucial but little known Battle of Monocacy occurred during the last Confederate invasion of the north, which began when Confederate General Jubal Early pushed toward Washington, DC, with 15,000 troops. A Union …
State Park in Frederick

Gathland State Park

This tiny park is a fascinating tribute to a profession that doesn't lend itself to many memorials: that of war correspondents. Civil War correspondent and man of letters George Alfred Townsend fell in love with the…
Museum in Frederick

National Museum of Civil War Medicine

The National Museum of Civil War Medicine gives a fascinating, and sometimes gruesome, look at the health conditions soldiers and doctors faced during the war, as well as important medical advances that resulted fro…