Heritage Frederick’s Upcoming Events

SAVE THE DATE! 12/11/22

Its a RETRO – Elegant Holiday Party!

Join us for food, drink, music and holiday cheer in the newly painted galleries of the Heritage Frederick Museum. Details coming soon!

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Giving Tuesday

People in our community celebrate and participate in Thanksgiving, Frosty Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday.
Guess what tomorrow is? Giving Tuesday, a global day of generosity, and we hope that you will share your love of Heritage Frederick by making a donation. Your gift is critical to Heritage Frederick’s work and keeping history alive in our community!

Purchase a Brick

Commemorative Bricks

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Visit the Bookery
for Books and Gifts

Walking Tours in Spring

Walking tours Sats at 10:30 AM


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: Museum Exhibit Ends 10/22

Our new exhibit “Stitches Through Time: Women’s Work from Farm to Fashion” is being developed and will be installed by March of 2023. 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 … 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