The Frederick

Field Guide

A story with every step

Cemetery Tour - Southwest Frederick County

Over the past couple of years, I’ve started to enjoy exploring old cemeteries. Some of you will read that and think that’s strange; but, for others, your eyes will light up. It’s hard to explain why some of us appreciate these often overlooked historical islands. It’s not necessary to know the…

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Find Your Park in Frederick County!

Frederick County, Maryland, is home to six National Park Service units and nearly 100 National Register properties and historic districts, and is part of the Journey Through Hallowed Ground National Heritage Area. It’s the perfect place to #FindYourPark. There are many ways to enjoy parks, whether…

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Experience Railroading History in Frederick County, MD

Photo courtesy of The Maryland Room, C. Burr Artz Library Frederick County, Maryland, is well known for its diverse architecture and rich history. Railroads played an important part in the county’s past. This bustling agricultural community had many mills and factories in the area that needed to…

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