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Mount Olivet Cemetery

515 S Market St, Frederick, MD 21701-6547
+1 301-662-1164
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Interesting old cemetery

This cemetery is located over the fence of a residential area. We drove through late one night and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
a1bb2ccc3
Francis Scott Key memorial and grave

Mount Olivet is a well maintained and still active cemetery, but the reason to visit is to see the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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515 S Market St, Frederick, MD 21701-6547
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+1 301-662-1164
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"nice monument"
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"interesting graves"
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Reviewed yesterday

This cemetery is located over the fence of a residential area. We drove through late one night and then came back the next day to walk around. There are some very old gravesites here and along the back fence you notice new headstones on the...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Mount Olivet is a well maintained and still active cemetery, but the reason to visit is to see the Francis Scott Key memorial and grave. There is a statue of Francis Scott Key and an American flag, but for me the highlight was that you...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This cemetery is well maintained and a very nice cemetery. The staff are excellent to work with. Even though it is along side a busy highway, it still maintains a nice place to visit loved ones.

Thank Vicki A
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Reviewed 20 January 2018

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 entrance. Many other interesting figures of...More

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Reviewed 27 November 2017

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 the jewel of the cemetery is the grave...More

1  Thank roy1916
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

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 to go back during the day and...More

1  Thank Tabitha P
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

As far as history goes, Mount Olivet delivers in spades. The centerpiece is the Francis Scott Key memorial but there is plenty more to include the graves of Barbara Fritchie, the First President in America (hint: its not Washington) and confederate graves from the battle...More

Thank DillonM1905
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

By far the most interesting graves are the soldiers who fought at the Battle of Monocacy from both the South and the North.

Thank Photobandito
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

The cemetery is very conveniently located and worth a quick stop or longer. We popped in to see the grave of Francis Scott Key. Be sure to read the sign and push the button for music. Very special way to honor a special Maryland citizen.

Thank Karin D
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

A great place to walk around and visit many graves of soldiers from the civil war. Much history to see. Most are in one area. Do some research before or call ahead for literature.

Thank johndQ3487ZB
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TheCultOfSkaro
11 July 2015|
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Response from CemeteryShark | Property representative |
The office closes at 5pm, however the cemetery is open until dusk.
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