- The Washington Times - Tuesday, June 6, 2000

LOCATION:

Rose Hill Manor Park is located at 1611 N. Market St., Frederick, Md.

DIRECTIONS:

Take the Beltway to Interstate 270 north to Frederick. Take Route 15 north, get off at the Motter Avenue exit, then turn left on 14th Street. Take a left on North Market Street, pass Thomas Johnson High School, and the park entrance will be on your left.

PARKING:

Parking generally is free, although local Boy Scouts sometimes collect $1 donations.

HOURS:

The park is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday.

TOURS:

Two-hour guided tours are held throughout the day and include the manor, icehouse, smokehouse, orchard, herb and vegetable gardens and blacksmith shop. The tour has plenty of hands-on activities and toys for children.

ADMISSION:

There is no admission charge for the park or any of the guided tours.

PHONE NUMBERS:

• For group tour reservations, call 301/694-1646.

• For the museum office, call 301/694-1648.

• For museum programs and weekend information, call 301/694-1650.

FOOD:

A concession stand in the middle of the park sells hot dogs, ham sandwiches, sodas, doughnuts and pie.

UPCOMING EVENTS:

• June 23 through 25: regional quilt show. Hours: Friday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

• July 10 through Aug. 4: children's history camps, daily 9 a.m. to noon.

• Aug. 20: antique car show 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., road rally 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., ice cream social noon to 3 p.m.

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