Barbara Fritchie House
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. Visit the exterior year round.
Locations(s)154 W. Patrick St. | Frederick, MD 21701
Local: (301) 600-4047
May We Recommend…
- A visit to Mount Olivet Cemetery where over 700 soldiers are buried on "Confederate Row"
- View the complelling North Carolina Monument at Fox's Gap
- Retrace the steps of Union and Confederate soldiers with the Maryland Civil Trails App
For additional information on Maryland's role in the Civil War, visit the Heart of the Civil War Heritage Area website.