Heritage Frederick  – The Historical Society of Frederick County
Bridging the Past to the Future

Popular Programs

Whiskey History: A Spirited Summer Series (7-8 pm)

June 12, 2019: Bourbonanza– What Makes a Bourbon a Bourbon?   

July 10, 2019:  Rye vs. Rye

August 14, 2019:  Applejack-A Colonial Drink for Modern Times


Admission: Lecture: Free /Lecture & Tasting $10 per person

Held the second Wednesday of each month, and hosted by Heritage Frederick, this series with Frederick County Public Libraries explores the origins of American spirits. After each free lecture, tickets can be purchased to taste locally distilled spirits supplied by Frederick’s very own Tenth Ward Distilling Company. All tasting ticket proceeds benefit Heritage Frederick.

Researching Historic Houses Workshop

July 28, 2019  (1:30 p.m.- 3:00 p.m.)  

Admission: $10 per person/ $8 Heritage Frederick Members

Learn basic methods of researching properties. This workshop focuses on properties in Frederick County and includes reading land records, historic maps, directories and more.

Ice Cream Social

September 7, 2019  (2:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.)  

Admission: Free

Enjoy an old-fashioned day in this popular annual tradition in our beautiful Heritage Garden, This family event is our way to thank our long-term friends and welcome new residents and visitors. Choose your ice cream in a cone, dish or root beer float.


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Bridging Frederick County's past with its present and future