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Fast Frederick Facts

Dr. Ulysses Bourne, Sr. co-founded the first hospital for blacks at 173 West All Saints Street in Frederick in 1919. He also was a founder of the Maryland Negro Medical Association and served as its first president.





“I love working at the Historical Society of Frederick County because I get to teach and learn at the same time.”

Volunteers in the GardenThe Historical Society of Frederick County relies on volunteers to help fulfill its mission. Volunteering with the Historical Society is a fun, social, opportunity to learn more about local history and make new friends. Training is provided, so no experience is necessary.

Each volunteer opportunity is unique and the Historical Society will help you choose the right one for your interests and schedule.

Volunteer Benefits
 -10% Discount in Bookstore
 -Discounts on Bus Tours & Special Events
 -Education Enrichment Opportunities
 -Train with Professional Staff
 -Annual Recognition Event
 -Docent News (newsletter)

Download the volunteer brochure (PDF, 652K) for more information.

If you're interested in volunteering or would like more information, please contact Jennifer Winter at or 301-663-1188 x104.



Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle--The Abolitionists
Thursday, February 27
7:00-9:00 p.m.
Museum of Frederick County History

Treasured Heirloom Event
Saturday, March 15
9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center

Lecture: 1864 in Frederick County
Thursday, March 20
7:00-8:00 p.m.
Frederick Evangelical Lutheran Church’s Trunk Hall

Exhibit Preview Reception
Friday, April 4
6:00-8:00 p.m.
Museum of Frederick County History



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