The museum is the reconstructed house of Barbara Fritchie, heroine of John Greenleaf Whittier's poem from the Civil War. "Shoot if you must, this old gray head, but spare your country's flag," she said while leaning out an upstairs window.
Barbara Fritchie House
154 W Patrick Street
Frederick, MA 21701
Frederick County, MD
Closed to public, visitors are welcome to walk around exterior
MORE ABOUT THE AREA
Frederick, MD — The city of Frederick is the county seat of Frederick County, the largest county by area in the state of Maryland. The city of Frederick witnessed a steady stream of Northern and Southern soldiers and…
LOCAL TOURISM REFERENCES
Tourism Council of Frederick County, Inc.
151 S. East Church St. Frederick, MD 21701
301 228-2888 or 800 999-3613