Washington Township - 1779
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13013 Welty Rd, Waynesboro, PA 17268

Phone: (717) 762-3128

Fax: (717) 788-0372

Mon-Fri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm


Battle of Monterey Pass

14325 Buchanan Trail East, Waynesboro, PA 17268

*May 4, from 10-4: Used and new book sale. proceeds benefit the Friends of the Monterey Pass Battlefield.
*July 6 from 10-4, 156th Commeration of the Battle of Monterey Pass and the Confederate Retreat and Union Pursuit from Gettysburg. Schedule released later.

Volunteer Staff Needed – Battle of Monterey Pass Museum

If you are interested in learning how to staff the Museum at the Monterey Pass Battlefield, training is being provided by the Battle of Monterey Pass Historian John Miller. Please complete the form, return it to the Township office and we will make arrangements with John Miller to contact you.

Please click here to connect to Friends of Monterey Pass Battlefield’s website.

Click here for an application to Volunteer as a Docent or Battlefield Interpreter

Battle of Monterey Pass

The Friends of Monterey Pass Battlefield Now Accepting Memberships!
The Friends of the Monterey Pass Battlefield, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of the Monterey Pass Battlefield located in Blue Ridge Summit, PA.

You can play an important role in educating future generations about this significant Civil War battle.  The Friends of the Monterey Pass Battlefield, Inc., invites you to become involved in the continued efforts of preservation and protection benefiting the hallowed grounds of the Monterey Pass Battlefield by becoming a member of their organization.  Whether you are a local resident or are from a more distant location, you can make a difference!  There is no requirement of participation to become a member, and as a member you will have the ability to directly impact the future for such a significant piece of history.

Memberships run from January through December each year and dues are collected annually.  Members will enjoy the following benefits:  participation in our annual meeting, advance notice and reduced rates on selected FMPB programs and events, periodic updates on projects, and pride in knowing that you are helping to preserve, protect and promote the Monterey Pass battlefield.

Our membership base is a diverse group of individuals all tied by a common desire to ensure the Monterey Pass battlefield is available for everyone’s future.  Our emphasis on historical preservation and interpretation, and promoting local history and tourism has led to major success for the group, and with your help more will come.

Membership rates are $10 for students, $25 for individuals, $40 for families, and $100 for corporate.

To send a tax-deductible donation, please use the donation form shown on the pamphlet by clicking on the link below. 
Donation Form

You will need to print the form and mail it with your check. 
All funding will be placed in a separate account and used only to support this very worthwhile project.   

Friends of Battle of Monterey Pass Board of Directors
 Lee Royer - Chairperson
 Elaine Gladhill - Vice Chairman
 John Gorman- Secretary
 Charlie Strausbaugh - Treasurer
 John Miller - Historian
 Alicia Miller
 Ted Alexander
 Ken Brown
 Darwin Seiler
 Steven Patterson
 Joe Mackley
 Ralph Dice

Owl’s Nest #1073 Donation to Battlefield
August addition to the Battlefield Museum

2014-08-21 BOMP Bench donation

Thank you Owl’s Nest #1073 for the donation!