Look Back

Resorting to Fun

Braddock Heights was one of the first planned communities in the United States, founded in 1896 by developer George …

08.18.17 – History, Look Back

Furry Farms

Marvin “Buck” Brown is photographed here at the Royal Blue Chinchilla Ranch in Frederick. Royal Blue raised breeding chinchillas …

07.25.17 – History, Look Back

Kicking and Dreaming

This rather relaxed young man is Jack Zimmerman, a Frederick resident and student at what used to be known …

06.06.17 – History, Look Back

Look Back: Races and Relays

Lincoln High School was the only all-black high school in Frederick County before forced integration in 1958, when African …

05.10.17 – History, Look Back

Local Catch

On April 4, 1960, Nick Yinger photographed these three boys on Carroll Creek, near Fairview Avenue in Baker Park. …

04.10.17 – History, Look Back

Menus and Mess Halls

Floyd Dixon was the chef at the Frederick Scott Key Hotel from May 1954 until its closing in 1975. …

03.10.17 – History, Look Back

Sweet Life

This advertising card is from Bowers, The Confectioner, a business that was located on 31 N. Market St. in …

02.27.17 – History, Look Back

Special Effects

Before the Xbox, there was the stereograph. Also known as the stereogram, stereoptican or stereo view, the stereograph emerged …

01.13.17 – History, Look Back

Flood Pressure

The photo above shows point of rocks following a flood that ravaged the region in late May and early …

04.22.16 – History, Look Back

Foundation of Care

This photo captures the construction of the Georgiana Simmons Nurses Home on the site of the Frederick City Hospital. …

03.14.16 – History, Look Back

Skate Boards

Cue Alice Cooper’s rock anthem School’s Out. It’s time for the youth of our region to gather friends and …

06.26.15 – History, Look Back, People & Places

Talking History… with Natalie Colbert Bowers

There are a few people who have had a longer and more sustaining relationship with Hood College than Frederick …

03.30.15 – History, Look Back, Q&A

More Than a Game

PHOTOGRAPHER NICHOLAS YINGER CAPTURED WHAT, AT FIRST GLANCE, APPEARS TO BE A CLASSIC CHILDHOOD MOMENT AT THE SWINGING BRIDGE OVER CARROLL CREEK …

08.21.14 – History, Look Back

Happy Campers

The arrival of Summer means many things. For kids, it’s vacation, swimming and camp. Camp has been a staple …

07.18.14 – History, Look Back

Fire on the Mountain

“Guests Flee in Night Clothing as Fire Destroys Hotel Braddock,” read the front page headline of The Frederick Post …

08.16.13 – History, Look Back

Parading through History

Many high schools throughout the country practice a “Safe and Sane” graduation party to keep freshly minted graduates from …

07.26.13 – History, Look Back