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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On-site Motorcoach Parking
Student Group-Friendly

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January 20, 2018
PhilandSaraF
We've passed the cemetery each time we've come to town but happened to be staying at an inn around the corner so decided to visit. The grave and a memorial to Francis Scott Key greet one at the main...
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November 27, 2017
roy1916
Yes! It is just a cemetery but a walk or a drive thru the cemetery would prove most interesting. History boards are set up to help the visitor find certain parts of the historical graves. Of course...
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October 30, 2017
Tabitha P
We did a 2 hour candlelight tour and it was absolutely fantastic! It's not a scary ghost hunting type of tour but historical in nature and the tour guide, Chris Haugh does a great job! I can't wait...