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Frederick County

Ring in 2019 with a First Day Hike

December 7, 2018

Ring in 2019 with a First Day HikeStart your new year off on the right foot with a hike in a State Park-- find your hike with our guide! Read More

On This Corner: Lincoln and Lee

September 25, 2017

On This Corner: Lincoln and LeeExplore centuries of Frederick history from the vantage point of one downtown street corner. Read More

Brewer's Alley: Frederick's North Star?

February 4, 2016

Brewer's Alley: Frederick's North Star?Brewer's Alley isn't just Frederick County’s first brewpub. Read about the site's many incarnations and the famed abolitionist who spoke here in 1879. Read More

Start the New Year Off with a State Park Hike

December 14, 2015

Start the New Year Off with a State Park HikeStart your new year with a guided First Day Hike in one of Maryland's state parks. Read More

Ensure the Future of our Civil War Past

November 12, 2015

Ensure the Future of our Civil War PastRead about how you can become an honorary Glenn Worthington and ensure the future of our Civil War past in the Heritage Area. Read More

Preserving an Architectural Landmark: An Update from the South Mountain Heritage Society

October 14, 2015

Preserving an Architectural Landmark: An Update from the South Mountain Heritage SocietyRead about the recent restoration of the historic Resurrection Reformed Church, which served as a field hospital following the September 1862 battles of South Mountain and Antietam. Read More

Stories of Slavery in Familiar Landscapes

September 15, 2015

A glimpse into the lives, landscapes, and resistance of enslaved Marylanders through runaway advertisements from the Study of the Legacy of Slavery in Maryland. Read More

Exploring Frederick County’s Railroad History

August 6, 2015

Exploring Frederick County’s Railroad HistoryCharissa Hipp of Visit Frederick sheds light on Frederick County's rich railroading history. Read More

Generation Illumination: Lighting the Way for Millennial Engagement

May 11, 2015

Generation Illumination: Lighting the Way for Millennial EngagementIs Civil War heritage relevant beyond the 150th anniversary? Our capstone sesquicentennial commemorations suggest heightened interest among millennials. Read More

“Illuminating Frederick: from Celebration to Grief” on 4/10

March 16, 2015

“Illuminating Frederick: from Celebration to Grief” on 4/10Mark the 150th anniversary of the Civil War's end at Frederick's City Hall on Friday, April 10 with author James Swanson and a commemorative illumination. Read More