MARYLAND AT A GLANCE

MUSEUMS

FREDERICK COUNTY


American Red Cross Information & History Center
Frederick County Chapter, 1131 Conrad Court, Hagerstown, MD 21740
(301) 739-0717
web: www.redcross.org/local/maryland-delaware/museum


[photo, Barbara Fritchie House, Frederick, Maryland] Barbara Fritchie House & Museum
154 West Patrick St., Frederick, MD 21701
(closed in 2016)

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

"Shoot if you must, this old gray head,
But spare your country's flag," she said.

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


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

Bjorlee Museum (formerly Bjorlee Library & Study Hall)
Maryland School for the Deaf
101 Clarke Place, Frederick, MD 21701
(301) 360-2011
web: www.visitfrederick.org/listing/bjorlee-museum/285/

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


[photo, Catoctin Iron Furnace, 12627 Furnace Road, Thurmont, Maryland] Catoctin Furnace Village (includes Catoctin Furnace & Museum of the Iron Worker)
12607 Furnace Road (Route 806), Thurmont, MD 21788
(410) 243-2626
web: 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
e-mail: info@delaplaine.org
web: http://delaplaine.org/

Fort Frederick State Park (includes Civilian Conservation Corps Museum)
11100 Fort Frederick Road, Big Pool, MD 21711
(301) 842-2155
e-mail: fortfrederick.statepark@maryland.gov
web: http://dnr.maryland.gov/publiclands/Pages/western/fortfrederick.aspx

Frederick County Fire & Rescue Museum
300B South Seton Ave., Emmitsburg, MD 21727
(301) 600-6736
e-mail: museum@frederickmdfiremuseum.org
web: http://frederickmdfiremuseum.org/

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, Jefferson, MD 21755
(301) 791-4767
web: http://dnr.maryland.gov/publiclands/Pages/western/gathlandhistory.aspx


[photo, Hessian Barracks, 101 Clarke Place, Frederick, Maryland] 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/listing/frederick-hessian-barracks/262/

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.


Lamar Surgical Suite Museum
200 West Main St., Middletown, MD 21769
(301) 371-7090
e-mail: info@cmhl.org
web: www.cmhl.org/Medical_Museum.html

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

Monocacy National Battlefield Visitor Center
5201 Urbana Pike, Frederick, MD 21704
(301) 662-3515; fax: (301) 668-7437
web: www.nps.gov/mono/index.htm

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
Historical Society of Frederick County, 24 East Church Street, Frederick, MD 21701
(301) 663-1188
web: www.frederickhistory.org/museum/index.htm

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


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: joanna.jennings@civilwarmed.org
web: www.civilwarmed.org/nmcwm/


[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
e-mail: office@setonshrine.org
web: https://setonshrine.org/

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


Roads & 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
121 South Bentz St., Frederick, MD 21701
(301) 663-7880
web: www.frederickhistory.org/taney/index.htm

Rose Hill Manor Park & Museums (includes Carriage Museum, Children's Museum, & Farm Museum)
1611 North Market St., Frederick, MD 21701
(301) 600-1650
web: http://recreater.com/404/Rose-Hill-Manor-Park-Museums


[photo, Schifferstadt Architectural Museum, 1110 Rosemont Ave., Frederick, Maryland] Schifferstadt Architectural Museum
1110 Rosemont Ave., Frederick, MD 21701
(301) 663-3885
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.


South Mountain Heritage Society Museum
P. O. Box 509
3 East Main St., Burkittsville, MD 21718 - 0509
(240) 818-1610
e-mail: southmountainhs@gmail.com
web: www.southmountainheritagesociety.org/

Walkersville Southern Railroad Museum
P. O. Box 651
West Pennsylvania Ave., Walkersville, MD 21793 - 0651
(301) 898-0899
e-mail: musdir@wsrr.org
web: http://wsrr.org/ws/our-museum

William F. Moran, Jr. Museum
P. O. Box 1015
4246 Old National Pike, Middletown, MD, 21769 - 1015
(301) 293-2252, (240) 344-3573
e-mail: info@billmoranmuseum.com
web: www.williammoranmuseum.com/

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