Frederick in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
May 17, 1943
Barbara Fritchie House
while en route with
Franklin D. Roosevelt
from "Shangri-la" to Washington, D.C.
Erected 1954 by The Historical Society of Frederick County.
Location. 39° 24.836′ N, 77° 24.875′ W. Marker is in Frederick, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker is on West Patrick Street (Maryland Route 144). Touch for map. Marker is affixed to the front of the Barbara Fritchie House. Marker is in this post office area: Frederick MD 21701, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1862 Antietam Campaign (here, next to this marker); Jacob Engelbrecht (here, next to this marker); Barbara Fritchie House (here, next to this marker); Mullinix Park (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Hanson (about 500 feet away); Mary Quantrill's Stand (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named John Hanson (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named John Hanson (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frederick.
1. Eleanor Roosevelt remembers
"[O]n one occasion I drove down
— Submitted August 15, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.
Categories. • 20th Century • Notable Buildings • Notable Persons • War, World II •
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