“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Emmitsburg in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Mother Seton's Rock

1809 - 1821

Mother Seton's Rock Marker Photo, Click for full size
By F. Robby, May 11, 2009
1. Mother Seton's Rock Marker
Inscription. Here on Sunday afternoons Mother Seton "seated on a rock known as Hers," taught Christian Doctrine to the children of The Mountain Parish.

"They that instruct many to Justice shall Shine as the Stars for all Eternity." - Daniel XII, 3.
Location. 39° 41.018′ N, 77° 21.44′ W. Marker is in Emmitsburg, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker can be reached from Grotto Road 0.6 miles north of St. Anthony's Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is .2 miles from parking lot, on pathway to the shrine. Marker is in this post office area: Emmitsburg MD 21727, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. This Cavalry Group (a few steps from this marker); Corpus Christi Chapel (within shouting distance of this marker); Amleto Cardinal Cicognani (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); National Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes (about 600 feet away); Pangborn Memorial Campanile (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cornerstone of the Old Church on the Hill (approx. 0.2 miles away); Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton (approx. 0.2 miles away); William Elder, Sr. (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Emmitsburg.
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Mother Seton's Rock Marker Photo, Click for full size
By F. Robby, May 11, 2009
2. Mother Seton's Rock Marker
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 931 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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