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MARYLAND AT A GLANCE

MUSEUMS

FREDERICK COUNTY


[photo, Barbara Fritchie House, Frederick, Maryland] "Shoot if you must, this old gray head,
But spare your country's flag," she said.

These words of Barbara Fritchie were popularized by John Greenleaf Whittier in his 1863 poem which bears her name.

Barbara Fritchie House and Museum
154 West Patrick St., Frederick, MD 21701
(301) 698-8992

Barbara Fritchie House, Frederick, Maryland, September 2000. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


[photo, Catoctin Iron Furnace, 12627 Furnace Road, Thurmont, Maryland] Brunswick Railroad Museum
40 West Potomac St., Brunswick, MD 21716
(301) 834-7100
web: www.fredericktourism.org/members/view/100/sect:v

Catoctin Iron Furnace
12627 Furnace Road, Thurmont, MD 21788
(301) 271-2306
web: www.dnr.state.md.us/publiclands/cunninghamhistory.html

Catoctin Iron Furnace, 12627 Furnace Road, Thurmont, Maryland, January 2006. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center,
40 South Carroll St., Frederick, MD 21701
(301) 698-0656
e-mail: info@delaplaine.org

Frederick Historic Sites Consortium
19 East Church St., Frederick, MD 21701
(301) 663-8687
e-mail: tourism@fredco-md.net
web: www.visitfrederick.org

George Alfred Townsend Museum (Civil War journalist), & War Correspondents Arch
Gathland State Park, Burkittsville, MD 21718
(301) 791-4656
web: www.dnr.state.md.us/publiclands/western/gathland.html


[photo, Hessian Barracks, 242 South Market St., Frederick, Maryland] Hessian Barracks, 242 South Market St., Frederick, Maryland, January 2006. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.

Erected by British and Hessian prisoners of war in 1777, the Hessian Barracks held prisoners from the Revolutionary War battles of Saratoga, Trenton, and Yorktown, and later battles of the War of 1812.

Hessian Barracks (Revolutionary War prisoner-of-war barracks)
242 South Market St., Frederick, MD 21701
(301) 663-8687


Monocacy National Battlefield (Civil War)
4801 Urbana Pike, Frederick, MD 21704 - 7307
(301) 662-3515
e-mail: cathy_beeler@nps.gov
web: www.nps.gov/mono/

Mount Saint Mary's University (Catholic history)
16300 Old Emmitsburg Road, Emmitsburg, MD 21727
(301) 447-6122
web: www.msmary.edu

National Museum of Civil War Medicine
P. O. Box 470
48 East Patrick St., Frederick, MD 21701
(301) 695-1864
e-mail: museum@civilwarmed.org
web: www.civilwarmed.org


[photo, National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, 333 South Seton Ave., Emmitsburg, Maryland] National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton
333 South Seton Ave., Emmitsburg, MD 21727
(301) 447-6606
e-mail: office@setonshrine.org
web: www.setonshrine.org

Roger Brooke Taney Home & Francis Scott Key Museum
121 South Bentz St., Frederick, MD 21701
(301) 663-7880
web: www.hsfcinfo.org/taney/index.htm

National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, 333 South Seton Ave., Emmitsburg, Maryland, November 2002. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


[photo, Schifferstadt Architectural Museum, 1110 Rosemont Ave., Frederick, Maryland] Rose Hill Manor Park (children's museum, farm museum, & carriage museum)
1611 North Market St., Frederick, MD 21701
(301) 694-1648/50
web: www.rosehillmuseum.com/

Schifferstadt Architectural Museum
1110 Rosemont Ave., Frederick, MD 21701
(301) 663-3885
web: www.smallmuseum.org/schifferstadt.htm

Schifferstadt Architectural Museum, 1110 Rosemont Ave., Frederick, Maryland, August 2006. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


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