History

Talking History … with John Fieseler

In less than three decades, tourism has evolved into one of Frederick County’s largest industries. John Fieseler, who recently …

04.15.21 – History

Amens to Heart Emojis

Once the pandemic began, the Sabbath wasn’t the same for Rosalind Nasher.  “I have no family close by,” says …

04.01.21 – Feature, History, Lifestyles

Shipping Container

This box might look like a typical wooden case for holding jewelry or maybe a humidor for fine cigars, …

03.14.21 – History, Timepiece

Hometown Girl

In September of 1952, a high school dropout who began singing professionally to support her family back home in …

03.01.21 – Feature, History, People & Places

Miller’s Crossings

The 20th of this month marks the 203rd birthday of Joseph G. Miller, Frederick County’s “Grand Old Man.” Born …

02.12.21 – History, Look Back

Art Above

She picked up threads of history and used a brush to weave them into her life’s work—a tapestry of …

02.01.21 – History, In the Studio, Lifestyles

Best of Frederick 2021 Winners

In the nearly three decades we have published the annual “Best of Frederick” list, outside influences have certainly had …

02.01.21 – Feature, Food & Drink, History, Lifestyles, People & Places, Travel

We the People

Frederick County has always been a crossroads. Its allure to modern-day visitors and residents is not much different than …

01.13.21 – Feature, History, Lifestyles, People & Places

Manor of Business

In 1888, 25-year-old Harry Peyton Gorsuch became the secretary and assistant manager of the Catoctin Mountain Iron Company. In …

01.07.21 – History, Look Back

Skid Row

In the 1880s, several social clubs for men formed in Frederick County, including the Skids Club. The group was …

12.28.20 – History, Look Back

Talking History … with Michael O’Connor

At the close of what has been one of the world’s more challenging years, Frederick Mayor Michael O’Connor takes …

12.06.20 – History

Retro Reflections

The potent grip of nostalgia probably takes its firmest hold during the holiday season, when we naturally recall past …

12.01.20 – Feature, History, Lifestyles

Talking History … with Betsy Day

Since its founding in 1986, financial support lent by the Community Foundation of Frederick County has touched the lives …

11.22.20 – History

The Legend of Barbara Fritchie

For more than 150 years, the legend of Barbara Fritchie has served as a popular tourism attraction for Frederick. …

11.15.20 – History, Reflections

Wreaths Pay Tribute to Nation’s Veterans

The owner of Worcester Wreath Company in Maine, Morrill Worcester, always had a soft spot for military veterans. That …

11.11.20 – History, Insider, Lifestyles

Over Here

The infantryman appears wide-eyed and alert, staring toward the horizon, mouth agape, as if he’s ready to call out …

11.06.20 – History, Lifestyles