National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

339 S. Seton Ave, Emmitsburg, MD 21727 Get Directions
Phone: 301-447-6606
National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton
Historic site of the first American-born saint. Free museum and 12-minute film. Free tours of two historic homes, historic cemetery, and Basilica with saint’s tomb.
Theater Seating Number: 110
ADA Accessible
Educational Resources Available
On-site Motorcoach Parking
Student Group-Friendly



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January 8, 2018
My wife is Catholic and I love history. The first American saint, Elizabeth Ann Seton is entombed here. The school buildings she lived and taught girls in are on the site. There is a small museum and...
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November 2, 2017
This Shrine and the surrounding property are a wonderful tribute to a truly exceptional woman. I moved out west 10 years ago, but I still look forward to revisiting these grounds when I return for...
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October 22, 2017
Beth T
Just a gorgeous sight. So much history and beauty. Spiritually enlightening. Bring your whole family to the beautiful shrine.