The Frederick Town History Series – The 1700s

Frederick Town: a History of the City of Frederick
3 sessions, 4.5 hours each

This series is based on the award winning documentary series Frederick Town. Selections of the documentary are embedded into the course along with additional content, “show and tell” and discussion. This documentary was produced to commemorate the 1745 founding of Frederick in the backlands of the Maryland colony. Featuring more than a dozen on-camera historians and commentators, Frederick’s story is presented through vintage artwork, photographs and artifacts, scenic mood footage and quotes and diary passages. The documentary covers the 1700s through the present day to include Native American and colonist history including early trade and the pursuit of riches.

Note: The summer session series will focus solely on the 1700s.

Chris Haugh headshot
Chris Haugh is an Emmy award-winning documentary film maker and regional historian. For nearly 25 years, Chris has researched, produced and published numerous award-winning presentations on Frederick County history. He has also taught both video production and public history courses for FCC, Hood College and Towson University.
Header Image: Frederick, MD, North Market Street c. 1911. Provided by Chris Haugh.

ILR806 Frederick Town History Series – The 1700s
5-digit #: 18023
Thu, 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., 7/11 – 7/25
Location: Sweadner Hall
Fee: $64 Tuition: $10 Total: $54
MD residents age 60+ pay fee only: $54

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