Mount Olivet Cemetery/Francis Scott Key Monument

515 S Market St, Frederick, MD 21701 Get Directions
Phone: 301-662-1164
Mount Olivet Cemetery-Anthem and Author Reunited
Opened in 1854, this privately-owned "garden cemetery" boasts nearly 40,0000 inhabitants including Francis Scott Key, Barbara Fritchie, Thomas Johnson, Jr and war veterans ranging from Revolutionary to the Civil War, the World Wars to more recent conflicts. We proudly welcome tourist, history enthusiasts, genealogist and reverent recreationalists.
Maximum Group Participants: 60
Theater Seating Number: 100
Tour Length: varies
Educational Resources Available
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On-site Motorcoach Parking
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TripAdvisor® Traveler Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating Based on 71 reviews
August 18, 2017
Karin D
The cemetery is very conveniently located and worth a quick stop or longer. We popped in to see the grave of Francis Scott Key. Be sure to read the sign and push the button for music. Very special...
August 9, 2017
A great place to walk around and visit many graves of soldiers from the civil war. Much history to see. Most are in one area. Do some research before or call ahead for literature.
August 6, 2017
lori r
A must see if you are in or near historic downtown Frederick. I experienced an excellent informational tour and enjoyable history presentation. Definitely worth the time whether you are visiting...