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) 600-4047
web: www.visitfrederick.org/members/view/84

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


Beatty Cramer House
9010 Liberty Road, Frederick, MD 21701
(301) 668-2086, (301) 668-6088
e-mail: info@fredericklandmarks.org
web: www.frederickcountylandmarksfoundation.org/fclf_bcgen.html

Brunswick Heritage Museum
40 West Potomac St., Brunswick, MD 21716
(301) 834-7100
e-mail: contact@brunswickmuseum.org
web: www.brunswickmuseum.org/


[photo, Catoctin Iron Furnace, 12627 Furnace Road, Thurmont, Maryland] Catoctin Furnace Village (includes iron furnace stack)
Cunningham Falls State Park, 12607 Furnace Road (Route 806), Thurmont, MD 21788
(301) 271-7574; fax: (301) 271-2549
web: http://dnr2.maryland.gov/publiclands/Pages/western/catoctinfurnace.aspx
http://catoctinfurnace.org/

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; fax: (301) 663-1080
web: http://www.delaplaine.org/site/

Frederick Historic Sites Consortium
19 East Church St., Frederick, MD 21701
e-mail: info@frederickhsc.org
web: www.frederickhsc.org/

George Alfred Townsend Museum (Civil War journalist), & War Correspondents Arch
Gathland State Park, 900 Arnoldstown Road, Burkittsville, MD 21718
(301) 791-4767
web: http://dnr2.maryland.gov/publiclands/Pages/western/gathlandhistory.aspx


[photo, Hessian Barracks, 101 Clarke Place, Frederick, Maryland] Hessian Barracks, 101 Clarke Place, 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 and the War of 1812. Later, the Barracks were used as an armory, a Civil War hospital, and as the original building for the Maryland School for the Deaf.

Hessian Barracks (Revolutionary War prisoner-of-war barracks)
101 Clarke Place, Frederick, MD 21701
(301) 360-1455; fax: (301) 360-1400
web: www.visitfrederick.org/members/view/206


Middletown Valley Historical Society Museum
Old Stone House, 2nd floor
P. O. Box 294
305 West Main St., Middletown, MD 21769 - 0294
(301) 371-6410; fax: (301) 371-7582
web: http://mvhistoricalsociety.weebly.com/museum.html

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


[photo, Museum of Frederick County History, 24 East Church St., Frederick, Maryland] Museum of Frederick County History
24 East Church Street, Frederick, MD 21701
(301) 663-1188
web: www.hsfcinfo.org/museum/index.htm

National Museum of Civil War Medicine
P. O. Box 470
48 East Patrick St., Frederick, MD 21705 - 0470
(301) 695-1864; fax: (301) 695-6823
e-mail: admin@civilwarmed.org
web: www.civilwarmed.org

Museum of Frederick County History, 24 East Church St., Frederick, Maryland, August 2006. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


[photo, National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, 333 South Seton Ave., Emmitsburg, Maryland] National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton
339 South Seton Ave., Emmitsburg, MD 21727 - 9297
(301) 447-6606; fax: (301) 447-6061
e-mail: office@setonshrine.org
web: www.setonheritage.org/

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


Roads and Rails Museum
200 North East St., Frederick, MD 21701
(301) 624-5524
e-mail: roadsandrails@gmail.com
web: www.roadsnrails.com/

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

Rose Hill Manor Park (children's museum, farm museum, & carriage museum)
1611 North Market St., Frederick, MD 21701
(301) 694-1650
web: www.rosehillmuseum.com/


[photo, Schifferstadt Architectural Museum, 1110 Rosemont Ave., Frederick, Maryland] Schifferstadt Architectural Museum
1110 Rosemont Ave., Frederick, MD 21701
(301) 663-3885, (301) 668-6088
e-mail: info@fredericklandmarks.org
web: www.frederickcountylandmarksfoundation.org/fclf_schiffgen.html

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


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