Rose Hill Manor: Union Artillery Reserve

North Market Street (State Highway 355), Frederick, MD 21701

Rose Hill Manor: Union Artillery Reserve

History: In late June, 1863, the Union army's large artillery reserve camped here. Also the home of Thomas Johnson, Maryland's first governor, Rose Hill Manor served as a site of refuge for Union troops amid a tumultuous time.

More to Explore: Rose Hill Manor now provides a park and children's museum. Guided tours are offered daily, and promise history-focused fun for the whole family. Check the web site for a programs and events calendar. Some other attractions include a nearby golf course, as well as many local parks. The manor's close proximity to the hustle and bustle of downtown Frederick make it a fantastic place to stop before an evening spent dining and experiencing Frederick's Arts & Entertainment District.

Photo Credits:

  1. "Photograph of Federal Officer General Robert O. Tyler."
  2. "Photograph of Rose Hill Manor" Photos courtesy of Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.