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Fast Frederick Facts

Map of Frederick CountyFormed from Prince George’s County in 1748, Frederick County originally included all of what are now Washington, Allegany, Garrett and Montgomery Counties, as well as part of Carroll County. Today, Frederick County is the largest county in land mass in Maryland.





The Historical Society of Frederick County’s museum bookstore helps to support the Historical Society’s many educational programs. The bookstore carries local, regional, and Maryland history titles, family history research resources, children’s selections, general historical interest publications, gifts and note cards, and more. Historical Society of Frederick County members receive 10% off on all Bookstore orders!

The bookstore is located in the Museum of Frederick County History at 24 East Church Street, Frederick. It is available during regular museum hours, Tuesday-Saturday, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. and Sunday, 1:00-4:00 p.m. (closed with museum schedule). Call 301-663-1188 ext. 108 with questions regarding mail orders. All prices are subject to change without notice.

2012 Historical Society of Frederick County Wall Calendar
CalendarOur new 12-month calendar features a dozen historical photographs from the Historical Society’s archival collection, quotes from the 19th century diaries of Jacob Engelbrecht, James Reid, and Susannah Markell, and includes many of the Historical Society’s upcoming activities and events. The calendars are $12.00 each - FREE if you join the Historical Society before December 22, 2011 (see our membership page here), renew at a higher level, or purchase a gift membership. To order your calendar today, complete the bookstore order form and mail to the Historical Society or email it to (Maryland sales tax and shipping apply.) AVAILABLE WHILE SUPPLIES LAST!

Pen-and-Ink Montage Prints of Historic Frederick
The one-of-a kind 19”x25” collage drawing from Community Creations features local historical landmarks, businesses, and sites. A limited number of prints are available for just $15 each. Historical Society members receive a 10% discount. Stop in the Bookstore or order yours today using the online order form. NOTE: When ordering, please add $5.00 postage and handling plus applicable sales tax.


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