Mount Olivet Cemetery/Francis Scott Key Monument

Mount Olivet Cemetery-Anthem and Author Reunited Photo
Opened in 1854, this privately-owned "garden cemetery" boasts nearly 40,000 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 tourists, history enthusiasts, genealogists and reverent recreationists.
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515 S Market St
Frederick, MD
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Rated 3 by Street_Map

September 17, 2022


Wasn’t a good day

Lovely cemetery. Yet, the kiosk is still not working and it seems to have become a dog park. On the day I was there, dogs were running free. There are no signs for owners to keep dogs on leashes, so...

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Rated 5 by jbwhitehouse

September 02, 2022


Beautiful cemetery worth the stop.

Resting place of many civil war veterans, as well as Barbara Fritchie who was immortalized by John Greenleaf Whittier’s 1863 poem about her 1862 standing up to the Confederates in support of the US...

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Rated 2 by Street_Map

March 09, 2022


Kiosk is Questionable

March 2022 Grounds are always well maintained but there is still issues with the kiosk. In a recent visit, the screen display “[email protected] ( I’ve deleted the server name although anyone can...

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