History

Shining Example

Shining Example

Virgin Mary Statue Gleams After Extensive Restoration By Gina Gallucci-White and Photography by Turner Photography Studio In late July, Big Hook Crane & Rigging “was tasked with returning the gold-leafed statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary to its home at the...

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Creek Sides

Creek Sides

By Olivia Millunzi, Heritage Frederick Carroll Creek is about 8.5 miles long, starting at the foothills of Catoctin Mountain and running through Downtown Frederick to the Monocacy River. The creek also runs through the heart of Frederick’s history. As with most early...

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Capitol Offense

Capitol Offense

By Olivia Millunzi, Heritage Frederick On April 24, 1894, a group of men called Coxey’s Army marched through Frederick on their way to Washington, D.C. Though the group included some military veterans, it was made up mostly of unemployed men from a variety of...

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Sharp Focus

Sharp Focus

Library Memory Lab Takes Users on a Journey to Unlocking and Preserving the Past By Kate Poindexter and Photography by Turner Photography Studio Photos often fade, but memories can remain—even really old memories. That’s what Frederick resident Nancy House discovered...

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Preservation and Celebration

Preservation and Celebration

Frederick County Landmarks Foundation Marks its Own Historic Milestone by Kate Poindexter and photography by Turner Photography Studio For some members of the Brunner family, visiting historic Schifferstadt is like going to Graceland. Joseph and Cathrina Brunner’s...

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A Little Night Music

A Little Night Music

By Riley Rodriguez, Heritage Frederick Today, you can easily access music via a streaming app or YouTube clip and listen to almost any song you’d like. This luxury wouldn’t be possible without Thomas Edison’s 1877 invention of the phonograph. Edison set out to make a...

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Developing Story

Developing Story

Photojournalism's Black-and-White Era By Nancy Luse. Photography by Nanci Bross, Darlene Wiles Burall, Bill Wood, and Janet Worne Not to be mean, but the old Frederick News-Post building was a dump. The newsroom’s beat-up metal desks looked like something from an army...

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Mementos and Memories

Mementos and Memories

By Maria Reyes Pacheco, Heritage Frederick Frederick County has long been a crossroads for new Americans, attracting immigrants from all parts of the world, including Latin America. Sept. 15 marks the start of National Hispanic Heritage Month, celebrating the history...

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View Point

View Point

By Olivia Millunzi, Heritage Frederick There is no evidence supporting the veracity of the message on this undated postcard, but Braddock Heights does have a fascinating history as one of the first planned communities in the nation. In 1896, George William Smith...

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Postcard Pro

Postcard Pro

By Olivia Millunzi, Heritage Frederick This undated photograph of a picnic shelter at Gambrill State Park is actually a picture postcard by artist David B. Traub. Traub was born in Baltimore and according to an obituary in The Baltimore Sun, he received his first...

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