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Historic Preservation Training Center Amenities

Gambrill House

The Historic Preservation Training Center (HPTC) main office is located at the Gambrill House at Monocacy National Battlefield. Gambrill House provides meeting and training space for both federal and state governments and non-profit groups. The general public can use the facility on weekends, however a special use permit from Monocacy National Battlefield is required.

Classroom Space

The classroom is equipped with a large LCD monitor with HDMI connections, wireless internet (public wifi) and 1 plug for network access, a conference table, and chairs.

Training room with table, chairs, pull-down screenNPS Photo

Restaurants and Lodging

Gambrill House offers a full kitchen that guests are welcome to use. There are a variety of fast food and chain restaurants approximately 2 miles away. Country Inn and Suites and Holiday Inn are the closest hotels to Gambrill.

Directions

Gambrill House
4801A Urbana Pike
Frederick, MD 21704
(301) 663-8206

From I-70

  1. Take Exit 54 toward Route 85S.
  2. After passing the Sheetz gas station, turn left onto Route 355 S.
  3. After crossing the Monocacy River, you will crest a hill. The driveway is on the left at the bottom of the hill across from Araby Church Road. There is a brown sign for the Gambrill Mill. Turn on your turn signal at the top of the hill; we’ve had several accidents at this intersection.
  4. Turn left into the driveway and follow the road to the top of the hill. Drive past the “Service Vehicles Only” sign.
  5. The main entrance to the house is off the circular driveway. For an entrance without stairs, follow the brick path to the back of the house and enter either door.

From I-270

  1. Take Exit 26 and turn left onto Maryland 80 E.
  2. At the traffic circle take the 3rd exit onto Sugarloaf Parkway.
  3. Turn left onto Urbana Pike (Route 355).
  4. After you pass Ball Road you will see the yellow traffic sign for Araby Church road. Turn right into the driveway across from Araby Church Road. Follow the road to the top of the hill. Drive past the “Service Vehicles Only” sign.
  5. The main entrance to the house is off the circular driveway. For an entrance without stairs, follow the brick path to the back of the house and enter either door.

Interested in hosting a training here?

Consult the Gambrill House Meeting Room Information Guide [PDF] for directions and contact information.

Contact Information

To schedule a training contact Sarah Polzin at (301) 663-8206.

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