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“Nice attraction” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Rose Hill Manor Park & Museums

Rose Hill Manor Park & Museums
1611 North Market Street, Frederick, MD
301 600 1646
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Ranked #7 of 16 Attractions in Frederick
Type: Historic Sites, Children's Museums, Museums
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Owner description: Rose Hill Manor Park & Museums provides visitors with the opportunity to explore life in 18th & 19th century America. The 1790s Manor House was the retirement home of Maryland's first elected goernor, Thomas Johnson. In addition to the Manor House which includes period exhibits and is Children's Museum the property features an ice house, log cabin, blacksmith shop, carriage collection, gardens and Farm Museum.
Georgia
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10 attraction reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Nice attraction”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

The park seems to be well kept and clean. The house and outbuildings were also well kept. We enjoyed the tour of the house and learning all about how life was back in time.

Visited August 2013
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Annapolis, Maryland
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“Not bad”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

Its wasn't a bad tour but wasn't anything extraordinary either. The docent was very nice and took my son & me to the carriage house which had numerous carriages - well worth the request to see it.

Visited August 2013
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Laurel, Maryland
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“Nice historical house and Civil War reenactment”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

This is a really nice place to spend a day. They have a Civil War reenactment, which usually takes place the second weekend in July every year. It is a great place to take your family and learn about history. There are food vendors and lots to do.

Visited July 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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“Step back in time and see how they lived”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

Rose Hill Manor is a beautifully preserved building with a very family friendly feel.

Kids can touch and play with things in the house and learn how people lived 100 years ago.

A nice thing to do when in Frederick.

Visited April 2013
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Highland, Maryland
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“The Park and Museum support historical events !”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

The Park and Museum give back to the community by hosting historical events like Civil War Encampments, recreations and my favorite - The Rose Hill Carriage Society Annual Historic Drive every October. (I'm a member) The club shows up with their trucks and trailers and unload beautifully groomed horses and ponies and polished harnesses and carriages. We visit woth non-participants who are visiting the park I think it is quite a spectical.and exchange "horse news" and tack up. First we have indiviual photos taken in front of the mansion and then, with a police escort, drive our horses and ponies through the streets of Frederick. We are re-crating what the citizens of Frederick did on Sundays in the "days gone by". Most of us wear clothes which match the time-period of our antique carriages. Afterwards the participants share pot-luck lunch in the Carriage Museum on the grounds.

Visited October 2012
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