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Master Docent Series

February 26, 2022 9:00am-5:00pm - Virtual

Register here to expand your knowledge, increase your skills, and explore your historic community at this workshop. Don’t miss the opportunity to explore Frederick's rich history and to discover new ways to enhance your interpretive programs, tours, and museum experiences. This year's program will be virtual. If you have questions or need additional information, contact Mary Mannix at 301-600-1368 or mmannix@frederickcountymd.gov.

See bottom of this page for agenda. A link to join the event will be provided to registrants prior to the event

REGISTRATION DEADLINE is 4 p.m. Friday, February 25, 2022. 

Master Docent

Master Docent

After you've registered, you will be directed to a page with payment information. Payment can be made by check or credit card. Cost to attend is $10 per person. FCC, Mount St. Mary's, and Hood College Undergraduate students may attend for free.

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9:00am-10:30am

Not Your Mama's History with Cheyney McKnight

 

10:45am-11:45am

The Preservation of Frederick Steeples with Julie Butler

 

11:45am-12pm

50 Years of Preservation with Jennie Russell

 

12:30pm-1pm

AARCH Society Update & Collections Highlight

 

1:00pm-2pm

Seton Shrine: Seeds of Hope with Sister Marie Lamoureux and Becca Corbell

 

2:15pm-3:30pm

Berlin Along the Potomac: A Maryland Ghost Town with James R. Castle

 

3:45pm-4:45pm

North County African American Survey Project - Recovering Identity with Elizabeth Comer 


 

To commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Frederick County Landmarks Foundation, Master Docent 2022 attendees will have the opportunity on Sunday, February 27 to attend open houses at the three Landmarks properties: Schifferstadt Architectural Museum (ancestral home of the Brunner family), the Beatty-Cramer House (Mt. Pleasant), and Zion Church (Urbana).  Joe Lubozynski, THE Beatty-Cramer expert, will be hosting at that property.  Schifferstadt recently reopened on a limited basis after being closed for nearly two years, while the Beatty-Cramer House and Zion Church are rarely open to visitors.  Schifferstadt and Beatty-Cramer are two of the oldest houses in the County.  These three properties tell the story of three different migration patterns into Frederick County. Take advantage of this unique opportunity. The properties will be open from 1-5 p.m. Further registration is not required, simply stop by the properties. 

Frederick County Landmarks Foundation (FCLF) requests all eligible individuals entering any FCLF properties be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Masks are required for all visitors over age two while in FCLF owned properties.