Celebrate Frederick

Celebrate Frederick: History Block

In The Streets sponsored by Pella Mid-Atlantic Windows & Doors In The Streets sponsored by Pella Mid-Atlantic Windows & Doors

History Block

Located between Church and 2nd Street

Delve in to the rich historical heritage of Frederick County.  Learn about local historic sites and the efforts being made to preserve them.  Plus, meet with local historians with a focus on Jewish heritage, the Civil War and area churches, and take a moment to register to vote in an upcoming election!


2023 Event Sponsors

2023 Food Vendors

Brewer’s Alley
124 N. Market Street
BBQ Turkey Legs | Pete’s Pulled Pork Sandwiches with Coleslaw | Old Bay Boardwalk Fries | Chicken Tenders
Cellar Door Restaurant
5 E. Church Street
Open Pit Grill | Mac n Cheese | Brisket | Soda | Water
Firestone’s Culinary Tavern 
105 N. Market Street
 Wagyu Foot-long | Hot Pastrami | Ice Cream Cones| Water | Soda
Firestone’s Market
105 N. Market Street
Turkey Wraps | Chicken Salad Wraps | Veggie Wraps | Strawberry Basil Lemonade | Canned Soda | Cookies | Brownies | Water
Agave 137
137 N. Market Street
Char-roasted Chicken | Platains | Street Corn| Churro Sticks | Tea | Lemonade | Water
River Bar & Grill
129 N. Market Street
Menu Coming Soon!
JB Seafood
Crab cakes | Softshells | Oysters | Catfish | Chicken Tenders | French Fries | Onion Rings | Crab Dip in a Bread Bowl | Bottled Drinks


2023 Event Partners

A Lit’le Irish, Too Merchandise Sales – clothing.
Alicia L Merchandise Sales – clothing and accessories.
AOH – Frederick Division 1 “The Blue and The Gray” Informational table for the Frederick Blue Grey Division. Sharing cultural and historical information of the Irish in America.
Art Collective Merchandise Sales – local and regional artwork and handmade items.
Carrollton Manor Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Information about the DAR, the US flag, the Constitution, and local activities related to the 250th celebration of the Nation’s founding. Photo opportunities with life-sized cutouts of six Founding Fathers and DAR members in period attire.
COAST Designs
Merchandise Sales – Frederick or Maryland-related signs, home goods, dish towels, and jewelry.
Frederick Coin Exchange Kids activity – dig for hidden treasures (coins).
Frederick Secular Humanists Interactive quiz on secularism and religious freedom, noting key points in Maryland’s history.
Hood College
Information on college’s offering, giveaways, and a prize wheel.
Kiwanis Club of Frederick MD Celebrating 101 years in Frederick. Learn about the Kiwanis club – a global organization of volunteers dedicated to improving the world one child at a time.
League of Women Voters of Frederick County Relating 100 years of women’s right to vote and the history of the LWVFC in Frederick County.
Magpie Fibers Creating a curated making space for makers to gather in addition to demonstrations of different fiber-related crafts.
Party for Socialism and Liberation Jeopardy-styled quiz and small prizes.
Rose Hill Manor Park & Museums Interactive history activity.
The Frederick Center Fun with flags.
Zoe’s Chocolate Co. Chocolate and pre-packed chocolate goods.


Interested in being a part of History Block at future In the Streets Festivals? Contact organizers at 301-600-2844.