National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

339 S. Seton Ave, Emmitsburg, MD 21727 Get Directions 
Phone: 301-447-6606


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National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton
Photo Credit: National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton
Historic site of the first American-born saint. Free museum and 12-minute film. Guided tours of two historic homes, historic cemetery, and Basilica with saint’s tomb.
Mon-Sat, 10am-4:30pm; Sun, 12N-4:30pm.



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February 1, 2019
I think it might be the best attraction in the entire state outside of Baltimore. St Elizabeth was a very below-the-radar influential person in American history and you really get a feel for her life...
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January 26, 2019
On a freezing Saturday in January, we took a group of middle school students through the grotto. Coming up on the statue of Mary takes one’s breath away. Throughout the walk, I felt the presence of...
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January 23, 2019
I went to Emmitsburg on a trip to Maryland. Charming little town- had lunch across from the Shrine, then went over to look at the museum and to go to Mass. The chapel is gorgeous. Then we walked the...