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
Tour Length: varies
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TripAdvisor Traveler Rating Based on 67 reviews
June 4, 2017
The main attraction was seeing Francis Scott Key's burial site. Appeared to be a well maintained cemetery. It was definitely worth a visit.
May 28, 2017
This was a great find for us. We were actually heading to Monacacy Battlefield, but drove past this on the way and just popped in to look at the headstones - an interest of mine. We were pleasantly...
May 6, 2017
This cemetery is full of historic people associated with the growth of Frederick Md. There is a section of Civil War grave stones which are very interesting to read.