History

History to Housing

Kemp Hall, the three-story brick building on the southeast corner of Church and Market streets in Downtown Frederick, has …

08.19.19 – Feature, History, Lifestyles

The Pride of Lions

First-time filmmaker Ingrid Palmquist trained her Nikon camera on the oldest members of Frederick’s African American community. They ranged …

07.09.19 – Feature, History

Past Words

It began with a wooden box filled with old letters written during World War II, and it started Nancy …

07.02.19 – History

Missing History

As Frederick County embraces its historical attributes as not merely cultural charm, but also as a genuine marketing lure …

06.10.19 – Feature, History

Big Settings for the Big Day

Shabby chic decorations. Rough-hewn beams. Hay bales. Wooden barrels. White lace and promises. If these sound at odds, they’re …

06.01.19 – Feature, Food & Drink, History, Lifestyles

Forging a Town

This photo shows the Donsife brothers, Francis Genoa and Atho, in front of their Woodsboro blacksmith shop around 1887. …

05.14.19 – History, Look Back

They Can!

In the harrowing days of World War II when most everything seemed unsure and upside down, optimism and a …

05.13.19 – History, Lifestyles

Protecting Legacies

Mount Olivet Cemetery is a serene place to take a walk, surrounded by bustling city life. It’s an oasis …

04.22.19 – History

History Mystery

The slightly blurred, black-and-white image is one of the iconic photographs from Civil War-era Frederick. Confederate soldiers are marching …

04.22.19 – Feature, History

Best of Frederick 2019 Winners

Honoring the best of Frederick County (and, in some cases, beyond) is a 27-year tradition here at Frederick Magazine. …

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

Well Crafted

In 1824, at age 27, Frederick resident Jacob Engelbrecht wrote in his diary that he was using ink made …

01.09.19 – History, Timepiece

Bar Gone

If you frequent Downtown Frederick, you have likely walked right past 39 S. Market St. many times and never …

01.02.19 – Feature, History, Lifestyles, Music

Sled Astray

“Should be tolerably deep,  it will be fine fun for Sleighers during the Christmas holidays.” So wrote …

12.13.18 – History, Timepiece

By the Book

This is a picture of the original C. Burr Artz Public Library in 1937, just days after it opened …

11.19.18 – History, Look Back

War Stories

At age 95, Guy Whidden still has the self-assurance of a man who has made historic leaps. As a …

11.11.18 – Feature, History