History

Prima Postal

The glamorous opera singer Lily Pons was born Alice Joséphine Pons on April 12, 1898, near Cannes, France. She …

12.10.19 – History, Look Back

Promoting the Past

For those at Frederick County Landmarks Foundation, which owns and operates the Schifferstadt Architectural Museum, the headline had to …

11.20.19 – Feature, History

Six to Fix

Nicholas Redding, executive director of Preservation Maryland, has a problem with what he calls “sad lists” of endangered sites. …

10.18.19 – Feature, History

Here’s the Chief

Poor William Henry Harrison. The nation’s ninth president is best known as being the nation’s briefest president, having served …

10.11.19 – Feature, History

Railroad Ties

Frederick Railroad Company Car #32 was just one member of the fleet that used to traverse Downtown Frederick on …

09.23.19 – History, Look Back

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