What to See & Do: Civil War History

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Top 5 Indoor Experiences In Frederick This Winter

Top 5 Indoor Experiences In Frederick This Winter

Posted in: Family Fun, Wineries and Breweries, Seasonal, Civil War History, Dining & Culinary

Looking for a way to get out of the house without freezing your toes off? Crank up the heat in your car and head to Frederick!

Haunted Happenings in Historic Frederick

Haunted Happenings in Historic Frederick

Posted in: Civil War History, Museums & Historic Sites, Outdoor Adventure

While Target may already be selling Christmas décor, Frederick is starting to get into the Halloween spirit! Often billed as the “most haunted city in Maryland” Frederick is full of eerie experiences and haunted happenings. Are you a believer?

Hidden Gems – Find Your Park in Frederick County

Hidden Gems – Find Your Park in Frederick County

Posted in: Civil War History, Outdoor Adventure, Family Fun

It is no secret that Frederick is full of amazing parks. These are just a few of the hidden gems Frederick County has to offer. As the National Park Service turns 100 this month, now is a great time to Find Your Park in Frederick County!

Frederick County’s War Correspondents Arch the First of its Kind

Frederick County’s War Correspondents Arch the First of its Kind

Posted in: Civil War History, Museums & Historic Sites, Outdoor Adventure, Family Fun, Scenic Drives, Visitor Information

The War Correspondents Memorial Arch, built in Frederick County by George Alfred Townsend 120 years ago, was the first monument in the world dedicated to journalists killed in combat.

Find Your Kid-Friendly Winter Adventure in Frederick County

Find Your Kid-Friendly Winter Adventure in Frederick County

Posted in: Civil War History, Family Fun, Seasonal, Agritourism, Visitor Information

There are lots of kid-friendly activities in Frederick County, even during the winter months!

Find Your Park in Frederick County!

Find Your Park in Frederick County!

Posted in: Civil War History, Museums & Historic Sites, Outdoor Adventure, Family Fun, Historic Cities & Towns

Urban parks, nature parks, historic parks - we've got it all in Frederick County. Enjoy history and outdoor recreation at local, state and national parks, as well as several historic districts.

5 Interesting Facts About Frederick’s Railroad History

5 Interesting Facts About Frederick’s Railroad History

Posted in: Civil War History, Museums & Historic Sites, Family Fun

Frederick County, Maryland, has a rich railroad history dating back to the 1820s. Here are five interesting facts you may not know.

Frederick County Heritage Bicycle Tours

Frederick County Heritage Bicycle Tours

Posted in: Civil War History, Outdoor Adventure, Family Fun, Historic Cities & Towns

Hundreds of miles of paved roads make for excellent biking in Frederick County.

Famous Fredericktonian Barbara Fritchie

Famous Fredericktonian Barbara Fritchie

Posted in: Civil War History, Museums & Historic Sites, Historic Cities & Towns

A rousing Civil War ballad penned by Quaker poet and abolitionist John Greenleaf Whittier in 1863 made Frederick resident Barbara Fritchie a well-known figure throughout the English-speaking world.

Frederick Under the Flag!

Frederick Under the Flag!

Posted in: Civil War History, Museums & Historic Sites, Festivals and Events, Historic Cities & Towns, Francis Scott Key

Commemorate the Star-Spangled Banner and learn about the important connections among Frederick, her citizens and our nation.

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