Frederick County is committed to identifying and preserving the rich historic and cultural resources of the unincorporated areas of the county. Frederick County's landmarks and historic districts enhance the County's unique identity and quality of life.
Draft Historic Preservation Ordinance Open for Public Comment
October 30, 2023 1:00 pm 30 N. Market Street, Basement Conference Room
October 30, 2023 6:00 pm 30 N. Market Street, Basement Conference Room
Peace & Plenty Rural Historic District
The Peace & Plenty Rural Historic District is the first area within Maryland to be designated a rural historic district. Learn more about this program and the farmland it includes in this special presentation.
Jefferson Historic Story Map
Frederick County has a wealth of historic resources including pre-historic archeological sites, historic farmsteads, bridges, and rural villages. This page illustrates some of the historic resources found in the County and lists the properties that are designated to the County Register of Historic Places.