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Frederick Museums by Candlelight 2013

A Free Holiday Program for All Ages

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Frederick Museums by Candlelight 2013

Thomas House

© Tourism Council of Frederick County

Date: December 14, 2013

The Museums by Candlelight event offers free holiday-themed programs at over 20 museums and historic sites in Frederick County, Maryland. This is a great way to explore the region and get in the spirit of the holiday season. The event highlights the region’s history with period demonstrations, living history vignettes, hands-on crafts, refreshments, tours, music, holiday decorations and historic settings by candlelight. The program is self-guided allowing you to visit as many or few locations as you wish. Special children's activities are featured at most locations. 

Participating Sites

 

Barbara Fritchie House - 154 W. Patrick St. Frederick, MD (301) 600-4047

Bjorlee Museum - 101 Clarke Place Frederick, MD (301) 360-2011

Brunswick Railroad Museum - 40 W. Potomac St. Brunswick, MD (301) 834-7100

Catoctin Furnace Historical Society - 12607 Catoctin Hollow Road Thurmont, MD

Catoctin Mountain Park - 6602 Foxville Rd. Thurmont, MD (301) 663-9388

Dahlgren Chapel – 6133 Old National Pike Boonsboro, MD (301) 317-7090

Frederick County Fire and Rescue Museum - 300 South Seton Avenue Emmitsburg, MD (301) 898-5578

Hessian Barracks -101 Clarke Place Frederick, MD (301) 360-2011

Maryland Room/Frederick County Public Libraries - 110 E. Patrick St. Frederick, MD (301) 600-1368

Middletown Valley Historical Society - 305 W. Main St. Middletown, MD (301) 371-7582

Monocacy National Battlefield - 5201 Urbana Pike 4801 Urbana Pike Frederick, MD (301) 662-3515

Mount Olivet Cemetery/Francis Scott Key Monument - 515 S. Market St. Frederick, MD (301) 662-1164

Museum of Frederick County History - 24 E Church St. Frederick, MD (301) 663-1188

National Museum of Civil War Medicine - 48 E. Patrick St. Frederick, MD (301) 695-1864

National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton - 333 S. Seton Ave. Emmitsburg, MD (301) 447-6606

Roger Brooke Taney House - 121 S Bentz St. Frederick, MD (301) 663-7880

Rose Hill Manor Park & Museum - 1611 N. Market St. Frederick, MD (301) 600-1650

Schifferstadt Architectural Museum - 1110 Rosemont Ave. Frederick, MD (301) 668-6088

South Mountain Heritage Society - 3 E. Main St. Burkittsville, MD (301) 834-6892

Steiner House - 368 West Patrick Street Frederick, MD (301) 694-9660

All programs begin at noon and conclude at 5 or 7 p.m. For more information, see the full program guide.

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