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'Slave Village' Exhibit at Monocacy Battlefield

February 1, 2010, 9:05 am
The National Park Service is marking Black History Month with an exhibit on a 200-year-old "slave village" that archaeologists found at the Monocacy National Battlefield near Frederick. The temporary exhibit opens Monday at the park visitor center and will be up through the end of the month. Spokeswoman Tracy Shives says ...

Gunpowder expertise equips battlefield chief to blast off

November 3, 2009, 8:13 am
As a little girl, Cathy Beeler loved playing with cap guns."I even got busted by my mom for sneaking one into a little pink purse and taking it to church when I was about 4 years old," Beeler said. "My father condoned it all until I was about 9 or 10, when ...

Civil War Battlefield Park May Get New Plan

April 8, 2009, 8:08 am
Monocacy National Battlefield, operated by the National Park Service (NPS), may get some reorganization. NPS announced April 8 that after six years of study, it has proposed for public comment four alternatives for the future of the battlefield, which became hallowed ground during the last Confederate invasion of the North in the summer ...