Emmitsburg in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
William Elder, Sr.
Old William, your children have come home.
Erected 1989 by His descendants.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is June 18, 1757.
Location. 39° 40.891′ N, 77° 21.345′ W. Marker is in Emmitsburg, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker can be reached from Grotto Road 0 miles from St. Anthony Rd. Marker is adjacent to the parking area for the National Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes at the end of Grotto Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. The John Hughes Cabin (here, next to this marker); Site of Father Dubois House (here, next to this marker); Saint Elizabeth Ann SetonPangborn Memorial Campanile (within shouting distance of this marker); Cornerstone of the Old Church on the Hill (within shouting distance of this marker); National Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes (within shouting distance of this marker); Amleto Cardinal Cicognani (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Corpus Christi Chapel (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Emmitsburg.
Additional keywords. St. Elizabeth Ann Seton; Mount St. Mary's University; National Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes; Grotto.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 27, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,358 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 27, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.