Bridges

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The Roddy Road, Loy's Station, and Utica Mills bridges are three of only eight remaining covered bridges in the state of Maryland. At least 52 such structures once graced the landscape of the state, but storms, fires, progress, and neglect have claimed almost all of them. The three bridges provide a good comparative study of wood bridge truss techniques, as each displays a different truss design. Weather permitting, be sure to bring a picnic as each of the three bridge sites features an adjacent recreation area.

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Learn more about all the historic bridges of Frederick County.

Frederick Beer Week 2015

Frederick Beer Week 2015

A week of events celebrating beer and beer brewing in Frederick County. Featured events include Tour de Brew 2 bicycling event and MD Craft Beer Fest on Carroll Creek. Visit the FBW website for more information. Times and locations vary based on the day.

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