Mt. Olivet Cemetery

13 09 2009

Mt. Olivet Cemetery is located in Frederick, MD.  It is a cemetery rich with history and beauty.  It was chartered in 1852 with the first burial in 1854. The cemetery holds over 34,000 graves.  Some of the famous interments include:

Francis Scott Key – author of the Star Spangled Banner

Barbara Fritchie – American patriot during the civil war

Governor of Maryland Thomas Johnson – the first Governor of Maryland and Supreme Court Justice

General James C. Clarke – Famous Railroader and Frederick resident and benefactor

Chapel at Mt. Olivet Cemetery