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Trover photo by Din Kime

Trover photo by mlur_RN

Trover photo by mlur_RN

Trover photo by mlur_RN

Trover photo by Din Kime

Emmitsburg

Known for Temples, Universities and Cathedrals

Head to sights like National Fallen Firefighters Memorial and National Shrine Grotto of Lourdes as you discover the family-friendly area of Emmitsburg.

How do you get to Emmitsburg?

Head to sights like National Fallen Firefighters Memorial and National Shrine Grotto of Lourdes as you discover the family-friendly area of Emmitsburg.

Things to do in Emmitsburg

Explore this 19th-century cemetery to find historic gravesites, notable monuments and memorials dedicated to victims of the American Civil War.

Relax in Downtown Frederick’s serene waterfront park, which was designed as an urban renewal project that would save the city from possible flooding.

Breathe fresh air, go for a stroll or play ball at this city park, which regularly hosts concerts and events in a charming garden setting.

Gaze up at the monumental façade of Frederick’s 18th-century church and step inside to attend regular services and guided tours of the sumptuous interior.

Take a tour with a licensed guide in your own car and visit two museums providing information on the Battle of Gettysburg.

Learn about battlefront camps, military hospital wards and medical treatments used during the Civil War as you view this museum’s intriguing displays.