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News from the H&FRHS

  • Large Negative Collection Being Scanned
    Society member Rick Hahn has loaned a significant collection of original and copy negatives to the Society to be scanned into our collection. The initial estimate is that nearly 800 photographs are within this collection and many of these photographs have not […]
  • Society to host Boonsboro Museum for 2022
    The H&FRHS has agreed to host the Boonsboro Trolley Station Museum on behalf of the National Road Heritage Foundation which operates that museum. Come visit the last surviving trolley station in Washington County, Maryland on the first and third Sunday of each […]
  • 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 […]

The H&FRHS in the News

WDVM - December 10, 2021 - Trolley artifact exhibit has returned to C. Burr Artz Library
WDVM - June 24, 2020 - Hagerstown & Frederick Railway Historical Society to digitize archives collection
WDVM - June 19, 2020 - Hagerstown & Frederick Railway Historical Society receives Heritage Grant
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