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
Description
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.
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Maximum Group Participants: 60
Tour Length: varies
Educational Resources Available
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Free Parking
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Guided Tours/Guide Available
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Student Group-Friendly

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TripAdvisor® Traveler Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating Based on 70 reviews
August 9, 2017
johndQ3487ZB
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...
August 2, 2017
Anne Toms R
This lovely cemetery is clearly a point of great pride for Frederick, Maryland. Francis Scott Key, author of our national anthem, and Barbara Fritchie are buried here. The big draw for me was...