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
Did you know…
Frederick is commemorating the Sesquicentennial of the Civil War? There are many events planned throughout the year. Learn more about Frederick's involvement in the Civil War and our special commemorative events today.
For additional information on Maryland's role in the Civil War, visit the Heart of the Civil War Heritage Area website.