History

Getting Carded

Getting Carded

By Olivia Millunzi, Heritage Frederick | Posted on 01.14.22 Advertising cards, also known as trade cards, were most popular from about 1870 to 1900. The advent of color lithography dramatically lowered the cost of multicolor printing and allowed the average business...

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Little Putz Houses for You and Me

Little Putz Houses for You and Me

By Carter Lenz, Heritage Frederick | Photography by Turner Photography Studio | Posted on 12.13.21 The fondest holiday memories for many are about those days when the family would gather to pull out the decorations to spread across the house. Cookies were baked,...

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Boss Baughman

Boss Baughman

By Olivia Millunzi, Heritage Frederick | Posted on 11.12.21 Louis Victor Baughman was a Frederick native and member of the military staff shown in this 1906 photo. Based on individual photos of Baughman, he is believed to be on the far left side of the photo, either...

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War … and Peace

War … and Peace

Veteran Looks Back at the Lessons of Vietnam and Life By Guy Fletcher | Photography by Photos courtesy James B. Hubbard Jr. and Deborah Nylec | Posted on 11.07.21 It was a characteristically hot, humid and cloudless day in South Vietnam’s Mekong Delta on March 30,...

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Daddy’s Bells

Daddy’s Bells

Baker Park Carillon Tower Celebrates 80 Years as a Musical Landmark By Karen Gardner | Photography by Turner Photography Studio | Posted on 11.01.21 Reaching 70 feet into the sky, the Joseph D. Baker Carillon is the iconic centerpiece of Frederick’s Baker Park. But to...

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Agricultural Revolution

Agricultural Revolution

How the Adamstown Canning & Supply Company Changed Farming By Carolyn Biggins | Photography by Turner Photography Studio | Posted on 10.12.21 Just a short walk from the HOA-regulated housing developments, ballfields, elementary school and rural vibe of Adamstown...

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Grain to Glass

Grain to Glass

Craft Distilleries Lean on History for Hooch By April Bartel | Photography by Turner Photography Studio | Posted on 10.01.21 Maryland rye whiskey was an early American favorite. Its popularity boomed during the Civil War when Union soldiers gathered here and came to...

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History in Hand

History in Hand

Relic Hunters Discover Treasures of the Past Buried in Earth By Lisa Gregory | Photography by Turner Photography Studio | Posted on 09.13.21 Would Today be the Day? Sitting in his father’s truck heading out to a colonial-era home and property in the Frederick area,...

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Legendary Tale

Legendary Tale

The Disputed Ballad of Barbara Fritchie Endures … With Context By By Kate Poindexter | Photography by Turner Photography Studio | Posted on 09.01.21 For fans of the Barbara Fritchie legend, imagery is everything: An old woman admonishing Confederate soldiers to...

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Carving a Path

Carving a Path

C&O Canal National Park Celebrates 50 Scenic Years By Karen Gardner | Photography by Turner Photography Studio | Posted on 09.01.21 Fifteen years ago, pieces of Frederick County’s transportation history were strewn about in wreckage. Five years and $4.5 million...

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