MARYLAND AT A GLANCE

MUSEUMS

FREDERICK COUNTY


[photo, Barbara Fritchie House, Frederick, Maryland] American Red Cross Information & History Center
2 East Frederick St., Walkersville, MD 21793
(301) 662-5131; fax: (301) 845-2689

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.


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, Collierís Log House, Forgeman's House, Harriet Chapel, Ironmasterís Mansion ruins, & Museum of the Iron Worker)
(240) 288-7396
Catoctin Furnace Historical Society, Inc., 12610 Catoctin Furnace Road (Route 806), Thurmont, MD 21788
web: https://catoctinfurnace.org/

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


Central Maryland Heritage League Museums
P. O. Box 721
Middletown, MD 21769 - 0721
(301) 371-7090
e-mail: info@cmhl.org


[photo, Delaplaine Arts Center, 40 South Carroll St., Frederick, Maryland] Delaplaine Arts Center
40 South Carroll St., Frederick, MD 21701
(301) 698-0656
e-mail: info@delaplaine.org
web: http://delaplaine.org/

Delaplaine Arts Center, 40 South Carroll St., Frederick, Maryland, August 2018. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.


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

Frederick County Landmarks Foundation
1110 Rosemont Ave., Frederick, MD 21701
(301) 663-3885
e-mail: info@fredericklandmarks.org
web: www.fredericklandmarks.org/who-we-are


[photo, Schifferstadt Architectural Museum, 1110 Rosemont Ave., Frederick, Maryland]

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


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

Gathland Museums (includes Gathland Hall, home of George Alfred Townsend, & Gathland Lodge)
Gathland State Park, 900 Arnoldstown Road, Jefferson, MD 21755
(301) 791-4767
web: https://dnr.maryland.gov/publiclands/Pages/western/Gathland/Museums.aspx

Maryland School for the Deaf, Frederick Campus Museums
101 Clarke Place, Frederick, MD, 21705
(240) 575-2966; fax: (301) 360-1400
e-mail: frederick@msd.edu
web: https://www.msd.edu/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=1114232&type=d&pREC_ID=1289153


[photo, Hessian Barracks, 242 South Market St., Frederick, Maryland]
Hessian (Fredericktown) Barracks
242 South Market St., Frederick, MD 21701

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 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.


Middletown Valley Historical Society Museum
P. O. Box 294
Old Stone House, 2nd floor
305 West Main St., Middletown, MD 21769 - 0294
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
Heritage Frederick, 24 East Church Street, Frederick, MD 21701
(301) 663-1188
web: https://frederickhistory.org/museum/


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


National Museum of Civil War Medicine
48 East Patrick St., Frederick, MD 21701
(301) 695-1864; fax: (301) 695-6823
e-mail: reservations@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
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/
[photo, Roger Brooke Taney House, 121 South Bentz St., Frederick, Maryland] Roger Brooke Taney House
121 South Bentz St., Frederick, MD 21701
(closed)

Rose Hill Manor Park & Museums (includes manor house, carriage collection, blacksmith shop, & barns)
1611 North Market St., Frederick, MD 21701
(301) 600-1650
web: www.recreater.com/404/Rose-Hill-Manor-Park-Museums

Roger Brooke Taney House, 121 South Bentz St., Frederick, Maryland, August 2018. 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.southmountainheritage.org/

Walkersville Southern Railroad Museum
34 West Pennsylvania Ave., Walkersville, MD 21793
(301) 898-0899
web: www.wsrrm.org/

William F. Moran, Jr. Museum
P. O. Box 1015
4246 Old National Pike, Middletown, MD, 21769 - 1015
(301) 371-6916
e-mail: info@billmoranmuseum.com
web: www.williammoranmuseum.com/

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