Frederick: Local and National Crossroads, Maryland (Making of America Series)

Frederick: Local and National Crossroads, Maryland (Making of America Series)

by Chris Heidenrich
     
 

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Frederick has stood as the gateway to western Maryland since the 1740s, when German and English settlers moved into the area seeking fertile farmland. Site of the first official rebellious act of the American colonies, early Frederick Town shared the fortunes of the growing nation as proximity to the new capital in Washington and the port of Baltimore fed

Overview


Frederick has stood as the gateway to western Maryland since the 1740s, when German and English settlers moved into the area seeking fertile farmland. Site of the first official rebellious act of the American colonies, early Frederick Town shared the fortunes of the growing nation as proximity to the new capital in Washington and the port of Baltimore fed industry and culture here along the Monocacy River.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738524504
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
11/01/2003
Series:
Making of America Series
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
1,095,114
Product dimensions:
7.32(w) x 9.48(h) x 0.43(d)

Meet the Author


Author Chris Heidenrich is a professional historian whose work includes cultural resource management and preservation planning both in Frederick and across the nation. Her comprehensive narrative, along with rare vintage photographs, spans the centuries of Frederick history from Native American culture to the paving of the Interstates and beyond.

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