The Frederick

Field Guide

A story with every step

Claire McCardell - Famous Footsteps in Frederick

Born in Frederick, Maryland in 1905, Claire McCardell moved to New York as a young woman and pursued a career in the fashion industry. The impression she made and the designs she innovated became a part of American fashion history. Her legacy in the fashion world continues to be celebrated today…

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Haunted Happenings in Historic Frederick

Take a "spirited" tour through historic Downtown Frederick... Frederick, Maryland has been billed as "the most haunted city in Maryland" and with good reason. The city's long and storied history is full of tales of soldiers, famous local residents, and moments that shaped our nation's history…

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Coming Soon to Frederick

There are always new and exciting reasons to visit Frederick County and this year is no exception. A variety of new businesses and attractions will be opening in the near future. Be on the lookout for more information about these experiences soon! New Visitor Center at Seton Shrine - Expected in…

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Romantic Getaways in Frederick County, Maryland

Frederick County, Maryland, has historic homes and mountaintop retreats that make great romantic getaways, perfect for celebrating Valentine’s Day, an anniversary or another special occasion. There are a variety of options available in Frederick County -- from B&Bs to rustic cabins with modern…

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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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