History Page 2

Pictures of History and Health

For the past several years, physician-turned-photographer Dr. John Vitarello has been trudging through the Frederick County countryside, wading into …

11.01.20 – Feature, History, Lifestyles, Travel

Sister Act

In a normal year, this is about the time for local Oktoberfest celebrations But due to the COVID-19 pandemic, …

10.20.20 – History, Look Back

Talking History … with Alijah Gee

On Friday, June 5, an estimated 7,000 people marched in Downtown Frederick in demonstration against police brutality, initiated by …

10.10.20 – History

Living Fossil

Nestled in the garden of a Downtown Frederick home on West 2nd Street is a large, old tree that …

10.01.20 – Feature, History, Lifestyles

Talking History … with Jennifer Dougherty

In the summer of 2004, Jennifer Dougherty, then mayor of the City of Frederick, had just returned from the …

09.05.20 – History

Painting the Town … and Beyond

Last winter, when we considered the best way to celebrate Frederick Magazine’s 35th anniversary, we decided on a contest …

07.07.20 – Feature, History, Lifestyles

Weddings With a History

Simple but charming, the Dahlgren Chapel rises above Turner’s Gap in a clearing next to the Appalachian Trail. This …

06.09.20 – Feature, Food & Drink, History, Lifestyles, People & Places

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