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Mother Seton House, Baltimore

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Mother Seton House is a historic home located on the grounds of St. Mary’s Seminary at Baltimore, Maryland, United States. It is a ​2 1⁄2-story red brick house, similar to other small homes built in the early 19th century for the predominantly French community nearby. It was built in 1808 as the home of Elizabeth Ann Seton (1774–1821), the first American-born woman beatified and canonized by the Roman Catholic Church. In the 1960s it was restored to its original appearance through the efforts of a committee, which continues to operate the home as a museum. Mother Seton House is located adjacent to the St. Mary's Seminary Chapel.

In 1972, Mother Seton House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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  • Free on site parking. Docent led tour of 3 story furnished house from 1808, and nearby “neo-gothic” (brick) chapel. I had the great good fortune that docent Jackie was available at noon to provide...  more »
  • The Mother Seton house is very beautiful and well worth the trip. The grounds are very well kept and it is a a very spiritual experience.  more »
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  • A beautifully restored home of the 1st American Saint in beautiful historic Seton Hill.
  • Beautiful place and so uplifting to walk in the footsteps of St. Elizabeth Seton. The Chapel is a nice oasis in the heart of the city.
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