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Schifferstadt

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BETH!!!!!

We loved Beth! She was so kind and good-natured! She had a great sense of humor when a little 2... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2018
emilyhH6897IC
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Houston, Texas
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Interesting and historical

Charming building dating back to the 1700's built by a German family. Tours are conducted and... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2018
art888
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Maryland
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This house is the oldest in Frederick, Maryland, dating to 1756. Closed during the winter.
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1110 Rosemont Ave, Frederick, MD 21701-4127
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Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

We loved Beth! She was so kind and good-natured! She had a great sense of humor when a little 2 year old boy would repeat the last few words of each of her sentences as a question! He was so cute. She was super nice...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

Charming building dating back to the 1700's built by a German family. Tours are conducted and there's a little gift shop. I once saw a reality TV show with ghost hunters touring the Schifferstadt. In the back is a large garden similar to what was...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

The tour was very informative regarding the German architecture of this facility and their way of living in and around the building, also the construction aspects of the building. The building has been given historic status.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank James M
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Beautiful 1758 house and museum the perfect place in Frederick for Octoberfest! Great beer and bratwursts! Music was good German "umphah". We did tour the house for a nominal fee - a good place to take you back a few centuries for how houses were...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

Well worth a visit. The guided tour takes about an hour. Note that there is no associated parking so you have to find a place on your own. Very good docents answering questions and showing their enthusiasm for this colonial German home.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

It is intellectually enjoyable to see the oldest house in Frederick. It is now a National Historic Landmark . It has a solid build of two-foot-thick walls made of stones from local quarry. The building features a local history museum which was unfortunately not open...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

This was my second time visiting the Brunner house, in which I am in relation to the Brunner family! The house is really neat inside and our and you will learn a good bit of the Brunner family history along with Frederick history! My second...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Ashleigh C
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

If you are interested in the history of German settlers or are interested in architecture, this is a cool tour. It's the oldest building in Frederick and is well preserved or as they said "preserved due to neglect" for many years. This is not a...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Jakob H
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

This is a nice historic place to visit. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and encouraged questions throughout the tour. I found it interesting that the house is more of a history lesson than a beautified example of 'how it might have looked'. This is...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Michelle H
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Schifferstadt is an 18th century German stone house in Frederick, Maryland. It serves as an architectural museum, with guided historical tours ($5), plus an adjoining colonial garden. There is a nice little gift shop on site offering art items and local jams for sale. Since...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Marcia W
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Judi L
16 July 2017|
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Response from Taosmeister | Reviewed this property |
Would that not depend on what Brunners you descent from? :)
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29marthaw
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April 14, 2018 thru october
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