Frederick Historic District

Historical SitesFrederick, MD

Frederick was a regional market and industrial center well into the 20th century. During the Civil War, Frederick was witness to three Confederate invasions, thirty-eight skirmishes and two major battles (South Mountain and Monocacy) as hundreds of thousands of soldiers marched through the community.

The preserved structures in and around downtown represents a variety of styles, forms and reflects its history. Today, more than 200 specialty shops, art galleries, antique stores, museums, theatres and restaurants can be found in Downtown Frederick's 50-block historic district.

Special events are held year-round, and every Friday Night, over 40 stores and restaurants on Market Street, Patrick Street, and at Shab Row/Everedy Square are open until 6:00 pm or later. Downtown Frederick's parking options include four parking decks and surface parking lots plus on-street metered parking also is available throughout the area.

Frederick Historic District

151 South East Street
Frederick, MA 21701

Frederick County, MD
301-600-4047

TOUR INFO

The Historical Society of Frederick County offers seasonal guided walking tours of the Frederick Historic District, conducted by certified guides for a nominal fee. The tours depart from the Frederick Visitor Center, 19 East Church Street, May – October on Saturdays and Sundays at 1:30 p.m. A self-guided walking tour brochure is also available at the Visitors Center.

MORE ABOUT THE AREA

Frederick, MD — The city of Frederick is the county seat of Frederick County, the largest county by area in the state of Maryland. The city of Frederick witnessed a steady stream of Northern and Southern soldiers and…

LOCAL TOURISM REFERENCES

Tourism Council of Frederick County, Inc.
151 S. East Church St. Frederick, MD 21701
301 228-2888 or 800 999-3613
www.fredericktourism.org