Frederick Maryland Photos

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    Images of Frederick Attractions, Historic Sites and More

    Baker Park
    ••• Baker Park. Photo Credit: © Tourism Council of Frederick County, Inc.

    Frederick, the second largest city in Maryland, is located about an hour northwest of Washington, DC and an hour west of Baltimore. It is an historic city with a variety of attractions, Civil War sites, museums, parks, recreational facilities, wineries, antique shops, and more. For many years, this part of Maryland was a rural community and small town. As real estate prices have climbed in recent years, Frederick has become more suburban, drawing families to move here to find more affordable housing and less congestion. These photos of Frederick, Maryland will give you a glimpse of the historic town and surrounding region.

    Photo Above: Baker Park in Frederick, Maryland provides a great vantage point to enjoy the clustered spires, a phrase first used in the Ballad of Barbara Fritchie, by poet, John Greenleaf Whittier.

    The 44 acre park is located in Downtown Frederick at Second St. & Carroll Pkwy. Amenities include a carillon, a lake, a public swimming pool, tennis courts, athletic...MORE fields and several playgrounds. The park serves as a venue for summer concerts, a children’s theater and many other outdoor events.

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    Monocacy Aqueduct

    ••• Monocacy Aqueduct. Monocacy Aqueduct

    The Monocacy Aqueduct is the largest aqueduct on the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal. It crosses the Monocacy River just before it empties into the Potomac River.

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    Cannon at Monocacy Battlefield

    ••• Cannon at Monocacy Battlefield. © Tourism Council of Frederick County, Inc.

    The Monocacy Battlefield offers an electric map orientation program, interpretive displays, and artifacts of the battle. The Visitor Center at Gambrill Mill is the starting point for a self-guided four-mile auto tour and 1/2-mile loop walking trail.

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    National Museum of Civil War Medicine

    ••• National Museum of Civil War Medicine. © Tourism Council of Frederick County, Inc.

    At the National Museum of Civil War Medicine visitors hear the dramatic stories of the War along with the developments that set medicine on a path toward the modern era.

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    Frederick Countryside

    ••• Frederick Countryside. © Tourism Council of Frederick County, Inc.

    Dairy farming is still the top industry industry in Frederick County. The countryside is beautiful with its rolling hills.

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    Frederick Courthouse

    ••• Frederick Courthouse. © Tourism Council of Frederick County, Inc.

    The first courthouse in Frederick was a Victorian style building that was built in 1862.

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    Cunningham Falls State Park

    ••• Cunningham Falls State Park. © Tourism Council of Frederick County, Inc.

    Cunningham Falls State Park, located in the Catoctin Mountains, is best known for its 78-foot cascading waterfall. The park is a popular recreation area with a lake, campgrounds, and hiking trails.

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    Cunningham Falls State Park - Lake Area

    ••• Cunningham Falls State Park - Lake Area. © Tourism Council of Frederick County, Inc.

    Cunningham Falls State Park is a popular recreation area with a sandy beach, campgrounds, hiking trails and a 78-foot cascading waterfall.

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    Downtown Architecture

    ••• Downtown Architecture. © Tourism Council of Frederick County, Inc.

    Downtown Frederick has a 50 block area of historic buildings such as this one.

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    Scenic Countryside of Big Hunting Creek

    ••• Scenic Countryside of Big Hunting Creek. © Tourism Council of Frederick County, Inc.

    The scenic countryside of Big Hunting Creek has been a popular recreation site for angling Presidents, noted authors, and fly fishing enthusiasts.

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    Fishing

    ••• Fishing. © Tourism Council of Frederick County, Inc.

    Endless opportunities for outdoor recreation exist along the Monocacy Aqueduct on the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal. Visitors enjoy hiking, fishing, kayaking and bicycling along the beautiful Monocacy River.

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    Gathland State Park

    ••• Gathland State Park. © Tourism Council of Frederick County, Inc.

    The Gathland State Park is an historic site including the remains of the estate of George Alfred Townsend, a Civil War correspondent.

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    Grotto of Lourdes

    ••• Grotto of Lourdes. © Tourism Council of Frederick County, Inc.

    The Grotto of Lourdes, a national shrine in the Catoctin Mountains, is a peaceful place to relax and reflect.

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    Covered Bridge

    ••• Covered Bridges. © Tourism Council of Frederick County, Inc.

    Frederick County is home to three covered bridges that are part of a self-guided driving tour.

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    Monocacy National Battlefield

    ••• Monocacy National Battlefield. © Tourism Council of Frederick County, Inc.

    The Monocacy National Battlefield was the site of the Battle of Monocacy Junction in the American Civil War fought on July 9, 1864. The battle, labeled "The Battle That Saved Washington," was one of the last that the Confederates would carry out in Union territory. This is one of Frederick, Maryland's most notable historic sites.

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    New Market, Maryland

    ••• New Market, Maryland. © Tourism Council of Frederick County, Inc.

    New Market is a small town with quaint restaurants and over 25 antique and specialty shops.

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    Oktoberfest

    ••• Oktoberfest. © Tourism Council of Frederick County, Inc.

    Living historians interact at the Schifferstadt Architectural Museum during the Frederick Oktoberfest.

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    Middletown Heritage Days Festival

    ••• Middletown Heritage Days Festival. © Tourism Council of Frederick County, Inc.

    The Middletown Heritage Days Festival features 18th Century encampments, games, crafts, and live music.

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    Rose Hill Manor Park

    ••• Rose Hill Manor Park. © Tourism Council of Frederick County, Inc.

    The Childrens Museum of Rose Hill Manor Park is a historic property that specializes in introducing children to the 18th century through hands-on activities.

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    Schifferstadt Architectural Museum

    ••• Schifferstadt Architectural Museum. © Tourism Council of Frederick County, Inc.

    The Schifferstadt Architectural Museum is an 18th century museum and gardens in Frederick, Maryland.

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    Everedy Square & Shab Row

    ••• Everedy Square & Shab Row. © Tourism Council of Frederick County, Inc.

    Everedy Square & Shab Row is a unique shopping destination in beautifully renovated 19th century buildings in Frederick, Maryland.

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    Catoctin Iron Furnace

    ••• Catoctin Iron Furnace. © Tourism Council of Frederick County, Inc.

    Catoctin Iron Furnace is an historic site in Frederick, Maryland that features a furnace stack, an iron master's manor house ruins, and a self-guided trail.