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

Apprehension

Tuesday, Oct, 22, 2002. We now knew their names. After three weeks, ten killings and four injuries, more than …

10.29.18 – Feature, History

These Old Houses

Monocacy National Battlefield is a must see for any Civil War buff. But this national park is also home …

09.20.18 – Feature, History

Meet the Press

Once again, it’s time for local students to head back to school. For these Frederick High School students, it …

09.17.18 – History, Look Back

A Seat on the Bus

In the summer of 1955, Emmett Till, a 14-year-old African-American boy, was murdered near Money, Miss. His body was …

06.11.18 – Feature, History

Picture Perfect

Before the days of photography, the only way to produce an image of yourself was to have someone paint …

03.13.18 – History, Timepiece

History On Walls

Fifteen years ago I was sent out on assignment to interview local muralist, Virginia McLaughlin. Who knew the journey …

03.10.18 – History, In the Studio, Lifestyles

Talking History: Dr. George Smith

Native-born son George Smith returned home to Frederick in 1968 after fulfilling his medical education and military commitments in …

02.12.18 – History

Best of Frederick 2018 Winners

It’s that time of year again—time to honor the best of Frederick County (and, in some cases, beyond). It’s …

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

Legacy of Lord Nickens

Google “civil rights leaders in Frederick, Maryland” and articles and references to Lord Nickens will be among the top …

02.01.18 – Feature, History, People & Places