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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...more
I have been to Rose Hill on many occasions. They have events and festivals through out the year, including but not limited to a Halloween Trick-or-Treat through history event. They also have activities for home schooled children as well as summer fun activities and camps...More
We went yesterday and we loved it. G have 14, 7, 4 year olds. All three found it interesting. So much to do and touch and play. A wonderful, well informed young top guide in period dress spent the whole afternoon with us. My seven...More
This was a great hands-on touch museum for children. I had 2 preschool children with me and they thoroughly enjoyed playing with many wonderful colonial items. Each room, both upstairs and downstairs had an amazing variety of opportunities for fun and learning. The two staff...More
This Federal era home hosted the Johnson family in 1800. Also featured are beautiful flower and herb gardens, a Children's Museum, a carriage house with many historic carriages, ice house, log cabin, etc. Tours of the house and grounds are available. Visitors are offered handmade...More
Visited for the 1st time back in May 2014 to attend the 2nd annual Festa Italiana. The parking was free, but there was an entrance fee of $10/person to get into the festival. It was for a good cause though, the Habitat of Humanity of...More
Thomas Johnson, first Governor of Maryland and Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States died in this house, owned by his daughter and son-in-law. His niece was married to President John Quincy Adams. The lovely historic house and grounds are well worth...More
Rose Hill Manor in Frederick is a hands on museum showing how the life would have been in the 19th century. They are visited by lots of school groups and there were lots of 4th graders touring when I was there. I enjoyed the fact...More
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Rose Hill Manor was the home of the first Governor of Maryland, Thomas Johnson. The home was built in the late 1700s. Its now a museum which has tours which show how things were done in that time period, as well as others... More
Rose Hill Manor was the home of the first Governor of Maryland, Thomas Johnson. The home was built in the late 1700s. Its now a museum which has tours which show how things were done in that time period, as well as others. This includes a working blacksmith shop, farm, ice house, carriage displays, etc.
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Lastly, there are plenty of places to eat on Clemson Corner, off Rt. 26, Frederick Shopping Center on 7th street, as well as downtown on North and South Market Streets.
We really don't know why it is named Rose Hill Manor After squatting on the property Hans Peter Hoffman went to Annapolis in 1746 to purchase the 225 acres. The original name of the property was Rose Garden and Governor... More
We really don't know why it is named Rose Hill Manor After squatting on the property Hans Peter Hoffman went to Annapolis in 1746 to purchase the 225 acres. The original name of the property was Rose Garden and Governor Thomas Johnson changed the name to Rose Hill Manor in 1778.