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4/29/24

Time: 9:30 a.m.

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National Shrine of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton
339 S. Seton Avenue
Emmitsburg, MD

Nestled among Maryland’s mountains is St. Joseph’s School, Elizabeth Ann Seton’s historic 19th century girl’s school. Come for a special school day to see how children of the past lived, learned and played. You’ll meet the Seton Shrine’s celebrated Historical Interpreters; Mother Seton’s Sisters of Charity and her students as you interact with them through experiencing authentic lessons, games and performances from her world in the year 1818.

 

What To Expect:

  • Cost: $8 adults, $5 age 7-18, age 6 and under free
  • Most visitors will spend about two hours at the Shrine.
  • You will encounter historical interpreters, many of whom portray actual students from Mother Seton’s time! Watch the school come to life as they share stories and performances. Be ready to join them for lessons, games of typical school day.
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