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
Photo Credit: Mount Olivet Cemetery
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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July 30, 2018
There is so much history here, you need to make this a stop on your list of things to see in Frederick, MD.
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June 18, 2018
This cemetery is located over the fence of a residential area. We drove through late one night and then came back the next day to walk around. There are some very old gravesites here and along the...
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June 17, 2018
Mount Olivet is a well maintained and still active cemetery, but the reason to visit is to see the Francis Scott Key memorial and grave. There is a statue of Francis Scott Key and an American flag...