History

Piped In

For Alison Shafer, Sundays are spent in the wooden enclave of an organ pit. Although she sits just a …

03.12.20 – Feature, History

Over Time

Historical buildings rarely match the purity of a fine wine or famous symphony, which are left mostly untouched after …

03.09.20 – Feature, History

Bottling Up

Standing like a sentinel on the north end of town for 73 years, the familiar cursive script cast in …

03.02.20 – Feature, History, Lifestyles

Claude Richard Delauter Jr.

He came from meager means and rose to the heights of local education and politics. His life wasn’t short, …

02.17.20 – History, Reflections

Designing Women

They talk about her like they know her personally. Claire. No last name is necessary. She’s the mid-20th century …

02.12.20 – History, People & Places

Best of Frederick 2020 Winners

It isn’t the intent of “Best of Frederick” to memorialize businesses that no longer exist. In fact, we would …

02.10.20 – Destinations, Dining, Feature, Food & Drink, Frederick Scene, History, Lifestyles, Music, People & Places, Style, Travel

Coatsville’s Lesson

It’s a village so tiny that its position on the Frederick County map is often overwhelmed by another small …

02.01.20 – Feature, History

Tree Little Girls

This is the season when decorated trees are virtually everywhere—in homes, shops, restaurants, beauty salons, offices and public buildings. …

12.20.19 – History, Timepiece

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