People & Places

Beatty-Cramer House on Video

Beatty-Cramer House on Video

After being saved in 1987 from being burned to the ground in a firefighting exercise, the historic Beatty-Cramer house on Md. 26,  next to Israel Creek, became the property of the Frederick County Landmarks Foundation. Through the years, sporadic work has been done to...

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Green Acres

Green Acres

Frederick County’s Agricultural Preservation Efforts Keep Growing By Kate McDermott and Photography by Turner Photography Studio Nearly 750 years before colonial settlers were lured to mid-Maryland by the offer of free property in the Monocacy River valley, Frederick...

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McCardell Fashions Donated to Culture Center

McCardell Fashions Donated to Culture Center

McCardell Fashions Donated to Culture Center After making their way out of Marlene Young’s guest bedroom closet to be shared as part of a local effort to erect a statue of Frederick native Claire McCardell, many of the design icon’s fashions will now belong to the...

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Century Club

Century Club

Frederick County Association of Realtors Celebrates 100 Years of Advocacy  By Chris Haugh A century ago, the Roaring ‘20s swept across the country, and Frederick County enjoyed the good times, as well. The post-war economic prosperity was seen in flourishing...

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Reading and Righting

Reading and Righting

LITERACY COUNCIL OF FREDERICK COUNTY TEACHES MORE THAN LANGUAGE SKILLS By Karen Gardner and Photography by Turner Photography Studio There was a time when literacy skills once meant reading books and newspaper want ads, but that has since expanded to computer...

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On the Rocks

On the Rocks

By Olivia Millunzi, Heritage Frederick This postcard was mailed in 1908 from a man named Henry to Ella Ogle of Adamstown. His message reads, “Dear Ella, I have been ordered to East Brunswick on 2nd truck today + tomorrow so cannot get down tonight will be down...

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A Team of Their Own

A Team of Their Own

Following the COVID-19 shutdown that cancelled nearly all youth sports in the spring of 2020, many looked forward to at least a partial resumption of outdoor activities in the fall. But Urbana Middle School student Dana Damoulakis noticed that many of the available...

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Helping Hands

Helping Hands

Volunteer-Driven CASA Program Advocates for Foster Children By Gina Gallucci-White | Photography by Turner Photography Studio As a retired special education teacher who worked for more than a decade in early intervention support, Nancy Zang knew her professional...

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Best of Frederick 2022

Best of Frederick 2022

Posted on 02.03.22 Now at 30 years old, Frederick Magazine’s annual “Best of Frederick” list has always been, by design, a popularity contest. Readers vote for their favorites—often to our agreement, sometimes to our chagrin—and we print the results. We certainly see...

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Made Here

Made Here

From Beer to Biotech, Manufacturing has Productive Power in Local Economy By Gina Gallucci-White | Photography by Turner Photography Studio | Posted on 01.13.22 Frederick County residents can take pride in many products found on the shelves of local stores because...

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