Mount Olivet Cemetery/Francis Scott Key Monument

515 S Market St, Frederick, MD 21701 Get Directions 
Phone: 301-662-1164

Frederick

Capital Region
Mount Olivet Cemetery-Anthem and Author Reunited
Photo Credit: Mount Olivet Cemetery
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.
Hours
Dawn to dusk. 8am-dark all year.
Amenities
Family-Friendly
Free Parking
Pet-Friendly

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June 4, 2019
MarylandMomof3
Beautiful, well kept cemetery. My grandmothers grave is here by the chapel. Behind that, at the edge are graves of civil war soldiers.
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May 9, 2019
052250
If you find graveyards interesting this is the place one must visit The civil war graves have their old tombstones and new one in back of them in one part of the cemetery
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April 13, 2019
TomKo1975
I may be in the minority, but there's something about walking around a cemetery that gives me a sense of peace and tranquility. Keeps you humble as well. I wanted to pay my respects to the over 400...