Frederick in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Francis Scott Key
“The Star Spangled Banner”
In 1898 the remains of Francis Scott Key and Mary Tayloe Lloyd Key, his wife, were placed within the crypt in the base of the monument erected by the Key Monument Association of Frederick, Maryland.
Location. 39° 24.382′ N, 77° 24.78′ W. Marker is in Frederick, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker is on South Market Street (State Highway 355), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Located just past the entrance to Mount Olivet Cemetery, in front of the Francis Scott Key Memorial. Marker is at or near this postal address: 515 South Market Street, Frederick MD 21701, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are USS Francis Scott Key (SSBN 657) (within shouting distance of this marker); Final Resting Place (within shouting distance of this marker); Graves, Monuments, and Memorials (within shouting distance of this marker); These Barracks (approx. ¼ mile away); Hessian Barracks - Witness to History (approx. ¼ mile away); “The Great Baby Waker” (approx. ¼ mile away); B & O Railroad Station (approx. 0.4 miles away); Home of Chief Justice Roger Brooke Taney (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Frederick.
Also see . . .
1. Francis Scott Key.
2. Thomas Johonson's Biography. His home, Rose Hill Manor, still stands on the north side of Frederick, preserved as as city park. It is the subject of a separate marker.
3. Barbara Fritchie Marker. Across town, this marker details the story of Barbara Fritchie.
4. Mount Olivet Cemetery.
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Patriots & Patriotism •
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