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News from the H&FRHS

  • Autumn Exhibits Schedule
    The H&FRHS has been invited back to two Frederick County Library locations as well as community events taking place in the latter part of 2021. Myersville - Now to October 31... From now through October 31, you will find an exhibit of […]
  • H&FRHS Awarded NRHS Grant
    The National Railway Historical Society (NRHS) has awarded a Heritage Grant to the Hagerstown & Frederick Railway Historical Society. The $2300 grant will allow the Society to purchase computer hardware and software for cataloging its collection of documents, photos, and artifacts for […]
  • Spring Archive & Event Activities Suspended
    With the ongoing limitations and guidance imposed during the current worldwide crisis, events and talks scheduled for this spring have been cancelled or rescheduled. The H&FRHS has also suspended archives and on-site administrative work and is examining options for holding a remote […]
  • HFRHS Exhibit at C. Burr Artz Library
    The H&FRHS has installed an exhibit at Frederick's C. Burr Artz Central Public Library located at 110 East Patrick Street in Downtown Frederick.  It will be in place from February 11 until April 29, 2019. The seven-case exhibit is being hosted by […]
  • Freight Motor 5 receives new doors.
    The Town of Thurmont has replaced the doors on Freight Motor 5 due to unexpected wear to those previously added to the car.  The new 'barn' style doors have been painted and will continue to protect the interior of the car.  The […]

The H&FRHS in the News

WDVM - June 24, 2020 - Hagerstown & Frederick Railway Historical Society to digitize archives collection
WDVM - Feb. 18, 2019 - Historical Society Curates Their Largest H&F Memorabilia Exhibit
WDVM - March 11, 2019 - Frederick Trolley History on Display
WDVM - Sept. 19, 2019 - Old Fashion Day at the fair Highlights history, antique cars
WDVM - August 6, 2018 - Historical Society Spotlights Hagerstown & Frederick Railway system