Bridging Frederick County’s Past with its Present and Future

Join Us for our Spring Annual Meeting

All current members of Heritage Frederick are invited to attend. Tickets are $25 per person which includes hors d’oeuvres, wine and beer. The meeting will start at 5 pm and end at 7:30 pm.

What to expect: Proposed by-law changes to be voted upon by the membership. Introduction of our new Executive Director, Doug Propheter, and progress since our last meeting.

Tickets to this event can be purchased at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/333293589097

Final Proposed By-laws 0422 for review

Purchase a Brick

Commemorative Bricks

Support Heritage Frederick

Visit the Bookery
for Books and Gifts

Walking Tours are Back

Walking tours Sats at 10:30 AM

ESTABLISHED IN 1892

Heritage Frederick is a dynamic educational and cultural organization that recognizes the impact of Frederick County, Maryland, on our state, nation, and world. Heritage Frederick excels in engaging and interactive experiences that are relevant, accessible and meaningful to all people.

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Thank You To This Year’s Sponsors

A Fine Frederick Story

We the People: A New Exhibit at Heritage Frederick

Frederick County has always been a crossroads. It’s allure to residents and visitors today is not much different from what captivated the Indigenous Peoples or the settlers from around the world who came here over the last 275 years. People have benefited from a scenic environment, ample natural resources, fertile lands, and the production of … Read more

President Truman in Frederick

Former President, Harry Truman visited the city of Frederick on June 21, 1953, in his Chrysler Sedan, alongside his wife in the passenger seat. They made a stop at Carroll Kehne’s Gulf Station on 400 West Patrick Street, where Truman found ten reporters and photographers from D.C. waiting for him. Truman and his wife drank … Read more

Indigenous Peoples

Spear points The Woodland Era spanned 1000-1,600. Settlements were established near rivers allowing for fishing and water transport. Villages formed as a means of protection. Far-reaching trade networks were established. The bow and arrow was introduced in around 800 AD. The size of spear-points were made relative to the size of the animals that were … Read more