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Emmitsburg in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Stone House

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, March 27, 2020
1. The Stone House Marker
Inscription.  
June 21, 1809
Mother Seton
and her companions removed from Baltimore to Emmitsburg. For a few weeks the little company were domiciled in the mountain house placed at their disposal by
· Rev. John Dubois, S. S. ·
President of Mount Saint Mary.
On July 31, 1809, they took possession of Fleming Farm on which stood this dwelling ever since styled
The Stone House
This area of twenty-three acres was the gift of
· Samuel Cooper ·
whose desire it was that Elizabeth Seton undertake the work of the instruction of the young. Despite sufferings incredible these pioneers of the Cross toiled on animated by the indomitable Mother Seton who was wont to say. "O my sisters, love God; when we shall be in eternity we shall understand what a treasure our sufferings have been."
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkChurches & ReligionEducationWomen. A significant historical date for this entry is June 21, 1809.
 
Location. 39° 41.847′ N, 77° 
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By Devry Becker Jones, March 27, 2020
2. The Stone House Marker
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19.568′ W. Marker is in Emmitsburg, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker can be reached from South Seton Avenue (Business U.S. 15) 1.8 miles from Catoctin Mountain Highway (U.S. 15), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 339 South Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg MD 21727, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Daughters of Charity (within shouting distance of this marker); Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton (1774-1821) (within shouting distance of this marker); Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill (within shouting distance of this marker); Sisters of Charity of Saint Vincent de Paul of New York (within shouting distance of this marker); Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth (within shouting distance of this marker); The Bells of St. Joseph's Valley (within shouting distance of this marker); Sisters of Charity of Saint Vincent de Paul (within shouting distance of this marker); Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Emmitsburg.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 27, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 53 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 27, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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