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Emmitsburg, MD

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About EmmitsburgNamed for a local landowner, Emmitsburg is a few miles northeast of Catoctin Mountain Park, location of Camp David, the presidential retreat. The mountain orientation makes the town a natural site for Mount St. Mary's University, the country's second oldest independent Catholic university; student enrollment is approximately 2,200. Guided 1-hour tours are offered for prospective students; phone (800) 448-4347 for reservations.

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