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.
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January 29, 2018
I have passed by this shrine numerous times on my way to Pennsylvania, and decided to spend some time here to learn more about the life of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seaton. They had exhibits had...
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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...