National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Photo
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. Part of Maryland's 2020 Year of the Woman.


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339 S. Seton Ave
Emmitsburg, MD
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Rated 5 by 703BillB703

February 01, 2023


a beautiful Basilica completed in 1965

The National Shrine of St Elizabeth Ann Seaton consists of a beautiful Basilica completed in 1965, and the surrounding property that includes the Legacy Garden, St. Josephs Cemetery and two historic...

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Rated 5 by louisaq867

January 29, 2023


Unique site for women's history - not just for Catholics

For a non-Catholic interested in women's history, this is an interesting a unique place to visit. I was particularly impressed with the house museums, where very knowledgeable living history guides...

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Rated 5 by 1980Philliesfan

October 14, 2022


A Historical and Intriguing Visit

We took our 6th grade class on a field trip to visit the homes where St. Elizabeth Ann Seton lived and worked. Could not have been more pleased with our tour guides Connie and Savanna. They shared...

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