Monocacy National Battlefield

Commissioners Scrap Frederick Incinerator Plan The Frederick County Commissioners are scrapping plans for a waste-to-energy incinerator after more than five years of debate.
Md. Battlefields Mark Emancipation AnniversaryThe National Park Service is holding events at two Civil War battlefields to mark the 150th anniversary of the end of slavery in Maryland.
Frederick Official Seeks Change In Hunting Regulations A Frederick County commissioner is seeking to repeal a prohibition on rifle hunting for deer in the southern part of the county.
Frederick County May Downsize Proposed IncineratorFrederick County officials say they're considering downsizing a proposed trash incinerator due to uncertainty about Carroll County's participation in the project.
Md. Spending $980,000 To Preserve Civil War SitesGov. Martin O'Malley is awarding $980,000 to help preserve 150 acres of Civil War battlegrounds in Frederick County.
Lee's 'Lost Orders' Star In Md. Civil War ExhibitThe "lost orders" of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee are the latest attraction at the Monocacy National Battlefield near Frederick.
Heat Stifles Md. Civil War EncampmentThe National Park Service says it's too hot for a Civil War anniversary event at the Monocacy National Battlefield near Frederick.
Md.'s Antietam Battlefield Getting New BossThe National Park Service has named a new superintendent of the Antietam National Battlefield near Sharpsburg.
Researchers Explore Slave Village SiteKara Cotton majored in international business at Howard University before her curiosity, fondness for historical mysteries and sense of adventure led her to study anthropology.
Slave Village Digs Resume In Civil War BattlefieldNational Park Service archaeologists are hoping to learn more this summer about a slave village unearthed within Monocacy National Battlefield.
Amateur Archaeologist Helps To Unearth HistoryWhen George Evans was a boy, he would sometimes ride his bicycle to the Best Farm and ask the property owner if he could look around for artifacts. A Walkersville resident, Evans, 70, is once again helping to unearth history at the site, now owned by the National Park Service as part of Monocacy National Battlefield.
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