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History of Frederick, Maryland, USA

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Frederick, Maryland, USA

Frederick, Frederick, MD

Laid out in 1745 as Frederick Town, it was presumably named for Frederick Calvert, 6th Baron Baltimore, although it may have been for Frederick Louis, prince of Wales. The British Stamp Act received its first repudiation from jurists in the Frederick County Court House on November 23, 1765.

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  • 1765 - November 23 - People of Frederick County Md refuse to pay England's Stamp tax

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  • 1854 - Frederick City
    Frederick City, capital of Frederick county, Maryland, is situated 2 miles W. from the Monocacy river, 44 miles N. W. from Washington, and 60 W. from ...Read MORE...


  • 1862 - September 6 - Stonewall Jackson occupies Frederick, Maryland

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  • 1864 - Hagerstown and Frederick held for ransom by Confederates

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  • 1895 - Frederick
    Frederick, a city, the capital of Frederick co., Md., is situated in a fertile valley, 61 miles by rail W. by N. of Baltimore, and about 44 miles...Read MORE...


  • News 1900 - Advice - Cleaning water bottles
    Water bottles and decanters can be easily cleaned by means of a strong bent wire and a soft linen cloth. Half fill the bottle with suds, and let it...Read MORE...


  • 1900 - Frederick Town - The Garden Spot of Maryland by Sara Andrew Shafer
    Long after the lower counties and the eastern shore of Maryland had been turned from a wilderness into a rich and prosperous country, and after...Read MORE...


  • Frederick, Maryland, USA
    North Market Street Fountain
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  • Frederick, Maryland, USA
    Citizens National Bank
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  • 1916
    Frederick, a city, the capital of Frederick co., Md., is situated in a fertile valley, 61 miles W. of Baltimore, on the Pennsylvania and the...Read MORE...


  • News 1929 - ONE KILLED, FIVE HURT IN CRASH NEAR HEIGHTS. MARTINSBURG, W. VA., CAR HITS TELEPHONE POLE AND OVERTURNS.
    Apparently traveling at a high rate of speed, one man was killed and five others injured when a Chevrolet automobile in which they were riding...Read MORE...


  • Frederick, Maryland, USA
    Francis Scott Key Hotel
    Grave and Monument of Francis Scott Key, Author of our National Anthem, "The Star Spangled Banner"
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  • 1936 - July 10 - 109°F (43°C) Cumberland & Frederick, Maryland (state record)

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North Market Street Fountain
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Citizens National Bank
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Francis Scott Key Hotel
Grave and Monument of Francis Scott Key, Author of our National Anthem, "The Star Spangled Banner"
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  • 1765 - November 23 - People of Frederick County Md refuse to pay England's Stamp tax

    historyorb.com
  • 1854 - Frederick City
    Frederick City, capital of Frederick county, Maryland, is situated 2 miles W. from the Monocacy river, 44 miles N. W. from Washington, and 60 W. from ... Read MORE...

  • 1862 - September 6 - Stonewall Jackson occupies Frederick, Maryland

    historyorb.com
  • 1864 - Hagerstown and Frederick held for ransom by Confederates

    www.worldatlas.com/ webimage/ countrys/ namerica/ usstates/ mdtimeln.htm
  • 1895 - Frederick
    Frederick, a city, the capital of Frederick co., Md., is situated in a fertile valley, 61 miles by rail W. by N. of Baltimore, and about 44 miles... Read MORE...

  • 1900 - Frederick Town - The Garden Spot of Maryland by Sara Andrew Shafer
    Long after the lower counties and the eastern shore of Maryland had been turned from a wilderness into a rich and prosperous country, and after... Read MORE...

  • News  1900 - Advice - Cleaning water bottles
    Water bottles and decanters can be easily cleaned by means of a strong bent wire and a soft linen cloth. Half fill the bottle with suds, and let it... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Frederick, a city, the capital of Frederick co., Md., is situated in a fertile valley, 61 miles W. of Baltimore, on the Pennsylvania and the... Read MORE...

  • News  1929 - ONE KILLED, FIVE HURT IN CRASH NEAR HEIGHTS. MARTINSBURG, W. VA., CAR HITS TELEPHONE POLE AND OVERTURNS.
    Apparently traveling at a high rate of speed, one man was killed and five others injured when a Chevrolet automobile in which they were riding... Read MORE...

  • 1936 - July 10 - 109°F (43°C) Cumberland & Frederick, Maryland (state record)

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