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.
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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