Heritage Frederick’s Upcoming Events

Frosty Friday 11/25/2022

Join us for a FREE children’s event at the Museum of Frederick County History! We will have crafts, cookies, cocoa and a little secret shopping for the kiddos.

Where? Heritage Frederick Garden (or first floor if too cold).

Click here to RSVP.


Heritage Frederick Book Sale! 11/25/22

We will have hundreds of new and used books .. historic books .. books about people, places and things. Join us in the halls of the Museum of Frederick County to find your next treasure!!

Click here to check out our BOOKERY and GIFT Shop!

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!

Get Your Tickets Here

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: 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