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Barbara Fritchie Cabins & Tea Room

 
 
Barbara Fritchie Cabins & Tea Room Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 5, 2006
1. Barbara Fritchie Cabins & Tea Room Marker
Inscription.
Site of
Barbara Fritchie Cabins
1933 - 1987
erected by Charles A. Faust
Barbara Fritchie
Tea Room
1938 - 1987

 
Location. 39° 24.8′ N, 77° 25.024′ W. Marker is in Frederick, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker is on West Patrick Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 238 West Patrick Street, Frederick MD 21701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mary Quantrill's Stand (within shouting distance of this marker); Mullinix Park (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Home of Chief Justice Roger Brooke Taney (about 600 feet away); May 17, 1943 (about 700 feet away); Jacob Engelbrecht (about 700 feet away); 173 West All Saints Street (about 700 feet away); 1862 Antietam Campaign (about 700 feet away); First Black High School in Frederick County (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frederick.
 
Regarding Barbara Fritchie Cabins & Tea Room. "Charles A. Faust broke ground on the south side of West Patrick Street in Frederick for the first portion of his 'bungalow court' in 1933. By 1946, forty residential and tourist cabins formed the complex called the Barbara Fritchie Cabins,
Barbara Fritchie Cabins & Tea Room Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 5, 2006
2. Barbara Fritchie Cabins & Tea Room Marker
named to capitalize on one of Frederick's most famous historical characters. The property was sold at auction in 1987, bringing an end to a half century of motoring history." -- Frederick County, 2006 by the Frederick County Historical Society.
 
Also see . . .  Barbara Fritchie Cabins / Motel. Maryland Historical Trust, Inventory Form, FHD-542 (Submitted on August 15, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
228 West Patrick Street image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 5, 2006
3. 228 West Patrick Street
Although this marker is at 238 West Patrick Street, formerly the tea room, the Cabins/Motel were next door at 230 West Patrick Street, currently a small park.
Barbara Fritchie Cabins image. Click for full size.
Maryland Historical Trust
4. Barbara Fritchie Cabins
Photo from Historic Inventory Form
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 16, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 15, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 58 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 15, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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