Become a Member of Heritage Frederick

For more than 130 years, the generosity of our donors has enabled Heritage Frederick to collect, preserve, and share authentic content and artifacts that connect the public to Frederick’s unique place in history. Only through your financial contributions can we continue to provide resources and experiences through our museum, library, education programs, and events.

With a membership to Heritage Frederick YOU help keep history alive! Just by joining, members make our work of uncovering and sharing the stories preserved within our collection possible.

We invite you to join us to be part of Frederick’s story.

Membership Circles

Heritage Circles

Membership in Heritage Circles ensures long-term financial support for Heritage Frederick. It is an investment in the preservation of Frederick County history, as well as the mission and work of Heritage Frederick. Heritage Circle members pledge to make a meaningful annual donation to Heritage Frederick, for 5 years, giving our organization a powerful tool that helps us plan for our future. Heritage Circle members receive all of the benefits extended to our annual members, plus additional benefits.

Jacob Engelbrecht Circle: $1,000 per year (for five years)

All Benefactor benefits, plus:

  • 1 complimentary engraved brick for the Heritage Garden

Claire McCardell Circle: $1,500 per year (for five years)

All Benefactor benefits, plus:

  • 2 complimentary engraved bricks for the Heritage Garden
  • 1 free rental of Reed Room

Gov. Thomas Johnson Circle: $2,000 or more per year (for five years)

All Benefactor benefits, plus: 

  • 2 complimentary engraved bricks for the Heritage Garden
  • 1 free rental of Reed Room and Heritage Garden

Member Levels

FRIEND ($40)

  • Annual Museum and Library pass for one card holder
  • Two annual guest passes
  • Discounts on events and programs

FAMILY ($75)

All Friend benefits, plus: 

  • Annual Museum and Library pass for two card holders
  • Two annual guest passes
  • 10% discount in Bookery and Gifts

PATRON ($150)

All Family benefits, plus: 

  • Unlimited child/grandchild passes
  • Two guest passes
  • History of Frederick DVD

CONTRIBUTOR ($250)

All Patron benefits, plus:

  • Exclusive “Behind the Scenes” Tour
  • 10% off rental spaces
  • Matted Frederick print or map

BENEFACTOR ($500)

All Contributor benefits, plus: 

  • Complimentary guided tour for six
  • Framed and matted print or map