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Barbara Fritchie House and Museum

154 W Patrick St, Frederick, MD 21701-5514
+1 301-698-0630
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Museum closed. Soon to be Air BnB

The museum has closed and the new owners plan to make this an Air BnB. The location is great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Allison G
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Jefferson, Maryland, United States
New Owners

This house is privately owned and currently has new owners. The previous owners opened the house on... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2017
jehenson81
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1 week ago
“Museum closed. Soon to be Air BnB”
20 May 2017
“New Owners”
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154 W Patrick St, Frederick, MD 21701-5514
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum has closed and the new owners plan to make this an Air BnB. The location is great, being right next to Carroll Creek Linear Park

Thank Allison G
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Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

This house is privately owned and currently has new owners. The previous owners opened the house on some weekends to allow people to tour it but the new owners are not doing this thus far. The sign is down that once hung from the front...More

1  Thank jehenson81
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Reviewed 29 June 2016

This is not the original house, but a re-creation of part of the house, as the original washed away in a flood. It's a pretty good remake, and used parts of the original house like the floor boards, although part of it is in disrepair...More

1  Thank Bunnydots
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Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

The home looks like it's for sale. But it is a nice older home. Right on the canal. It looks fairly well kept. But again it is not at old as some of the other local historic homes. Worth a drive by.

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Reviewed 5 May 2016

The house is a re-creation and the story is from the Whittier poem but unsubstantiated and probably false, as even the sign boards admit. So why is it still given prominence? Cheapens history

1  Thank BJaneH
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Reviewed 23 April 2016

This was frree myuseum day in Frederick, so we decided to include this on our stop. Not really much to see. just OK.

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Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

This place is in a picturesque location, but it is closed now, and the website says it os not open to the public at any time, which I thought was odd since it is clearly a museum. The reading material outside is informative, but minimal.

1  Thank QuickWhitTravel
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Reviewed 19 January 2016

Oh, well. This is not the real house; Barbara Fritchie was not the real heroine; a descendant of an eye witness says “Stonewall Jackson riding ahead” is false; and the museum is closed, having passed to private ownership. But, you know, the entire episode related...More

2  Thank Ben_Theretoo406
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Reviewed 14 January 2016

Although many felt this was a fun place to go, I found the décor and food average, at best. The tables and chairs felt very banquet-ish and the food was just okay. Don't plan to go back.

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Reviewed 12 September 2015

My daughter and I visited here during a Christmas open house. Very interesting to see how people lived at a different period in our history.

Thank hideyho53
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