Log In
Plan Your Trek Now

Evangelical Lutheran Church

Frederick, Maryland
4/5
2 Views
attractions
Owner description: This historic church (275 years old in 2013) hosts tens of thousands of visitors each year for special tours,concerts, and... more » Owner description: This historic church (275 years old in 2013) hosts tens of thousands of visitors each year for special tours,concerts, and worship services. President John Adams worshipped and spoke here. First and largest Lutheran church in state, this pioneer congregation help founded American Sunday School movement(Francis Scott Key taught here), first national Lutheran synod in America (General Synod met here first time in 1820), first American Lutheran seminary(Gettysburg), first Lutheran english magazine in world (Lutheran Intelligencer). ELC was... Read More
Owner description: This historic church (275 years old in 2013) hosts tens of thousands of visitors each year for special tours,concerts, and... more » Owner description: This historic church (275 years old in 2013) hosts tens of thousands of visitors each year for special tours,concerts, and worship services. President John Adams worshipped and spoke here. First and largest Lutheran church in state, this pioneer congregation help founded American Sunday School movement(Francis Scott Key taught here), first national Lutheran synod in America (General Synod met here first time in 1820), first American Lutheran seminary(Gettysburg), first Lutheran english magazine in world (Lutheran Intelligencer). ELC was also hospital site following battle of Antietam and cared for 1,000 wounded. The congregation is known for generous hospitality even today. Gifted with great organ and acoustic make this great location for annual Frederick Fine Art series free to public. « less
0 Comment
Be the First
to Add a Review
Submit
Write a review