Bridging Frederick County’s Past with its Present and Future

Your last chance to purchase a commemorative brick from Phase IV of the Heritage Frederick
Commemorative Brick Program will be June 30 th , 2022. Add your brick to our Walk of
Remembrance in the Heritage Garden and become part of Frederick history.
Bricks may be ordered online HERE

You Scream * We Scream * We all scream for ICE CREAM!

Fun for the whole family! Begin your Independence Day weekend celebration at Heritage Frederick’s Ice Cream Social on Saturday, July 2 from 2 – 4 p.m. in the Heritage Fredrick Garden.

We’ll have children’s games and activities, ice cream-making demonstrations, and free delicious South Mountain Creamery Ice Cream.

The event entrance will be through the Bookery on 24 East Church Street, Downtown Fredrick.

This is a free event – donations are appreciated.

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


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