Take a Remarkable Journey through Frederick’s Gruesome and Bloody Past. Nearly 300 Years of War, Executions and Revenge. True Documented Stories of the “Paranormal” with “Maryland’s Oldest Operating Ghost Tour."
Uncover Politically Savvy and Defiant Citizens, Patriots from the Revolutionary War, Beckoning Soldiers from the Civil War, and so much more!
Tours are 90-Minutes in Length and Leisurely Cover 1.2 miles.
Not Recommended for Younger Children.
Still Cameras and Flashlights Permitted. No Video or Audio Recording Allowed.
All Stories are "Copyrighted" and are the Sole Property of "Maryland Heritage Tours."
During the Civil War, Frederick County bore witness to three Confederate invasions, thirty-eight skirmishes and two major battles.
The National Museum of Civil War Medicine was once used as a Federal Embalming Station after the epic Battles of South Mountain and Antietam.
A Cholera Epidemic ravaged the city in the fall of 1832. So many people died, undertakers could barely keep up with the demand for coffins.
Gettysburg, Antietam, South Mountain, Harpers Ferry and Monocacy. Over 80,000 casualties would occur within 35 miles from the city of Frederick.
Frederick’s first public execution occurred in 1749. Defendant John Murphy was Tried, Convicted and Hanged all in the same day.
George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Francis Scott Key, Abraham Lincoln, Robert E. Lee and a host of others lived or visited this historic town.
National Museum of Civil War Medicine