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“Little Gem Museum” 5 of 5 stars
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Schifferstadt
1110 Rosemont Ave, Frederick, MD
301/663-3885
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Ranked #14 of 44 things to do in Frederick
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Owner description: This house is the oldest in Frederick, Maryland, dating to 1756. Closed during the winter.
Frederick, Maryland
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Little Gem Museum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

The time to go is in December during the Museums Tour in Frederick. They decorate it for Christmas and have re-enactors that give a taste of what it was like then. Fire on the fireplace. And the interesting part is that parts of the building is exposed so you can see the craftmanship that went into making a traditional farmhouse. They had kids activities when I was there but it was a special time.

Visited December 2012
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Allentown, PA
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255 reviews
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“A Hidden Treasure”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

If you are visiting Frederick, MD, don't miss touring this beautiful home built in the German style. Our tour guide, Pat Miller, was filled with knowledge about both the history & architecture of the home. It was fascinating to see the construction of the home, including clever innovations that were used in the 1700's.

A must-see!

Visited April 2013
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Frederick, Maryland
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“excellent stop”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

I have toured this house many times over the past 20 years and always enjoy seeing the building and introducing out-of-towners to old Frederick history. The people taking care of the house and the tour change from time to time, but are always friendly and knowledgeable. You can't go wrong here. Please leave them a donation to help with upkeep!

Visited December 2012
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Yorktown, VA
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“Architectural gem - don't miss!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

Anyone with an interest in architecture and local history will enjoy this tour. Our guide was an amazing font of knowledge about the German heritage of this beautiful stone house, built around 1758, and showed us many fascinating details of its original condition interior.

Visited April 2013
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Frederick, Maryland
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“Architecture significant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

Interesting German house exhibit to walk through. Near Baker Park; they cleaned the place up nicely.

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