100+ Years in Frederick County

As we celebrate Business Appreciation Week, we are taking a closer look at the Legacy Businesses that have shaped Frederick County into the community we know today.  Of the businesses we will be virtually visiting, 18 are more than a century old.  These businesses have made innumerable contributions adding to the County’s rich history, and they serve as pillars of the Frederick County Business Community.

Mount St. Mary's University – Founded in 1808 Mount St. Mary’s University is a private, liberal arts, Catholic university in Emmitsburg, Maryland, with a satellite campus in Frederick.

Keeney & Basford PA Funeral Home – Since 1848, Keeny & Basford PA Funeral Home has provided complete funeral & cremation services to the local community of Frederick Maryland and surrounding areas.

YMCA of Frederick County – The YMCA of Frederick County is a non-profit organization that has been working collaboratively with community partners to improve the lives of children, adults, families, and the entire community since 1858.

Scenic View Orchards – As a 7 generation farm, Scenic View Orchards has been providing the community with fruit, trees, berries, vegetables and more since 1860.

Frederick Brick Works, Inc. - Since 1891, Frederick Brick Works, Inc., in Frederick, MD, has been supplying brick, masonry, and building materials

Heritage Frederick – Founded in 1892, Heritage Frederick is a dynamic educational and cultural organization that recognizes the impact of Frederick County, MD, on our state, nation, & world.

Hood College - Founded in 1893 in Frederick, Maryland, Hood College is a coeducational, independent, liberal arts college.

Dairy Maid Dairy LLC - Dairy Maid Dairy are Frederick's oldest dairy; this facility has been putting great tasting milk on your family's table since 1894!

Rosebud Perfume Company, Inc. - Home to the world-famous, cult-classic Rosebud Salve, the Rosebud Perfume Company, Inc. was founded by Dr. George F. Smith in 1895.

Woodsboro Bank - Woodsboro Bank is a community based bank headquartered in Woodsboro, MD, and serving Frederick and surrounding counties since 1899.

Frederick Health – Frederick Health provides comprehensive healthcare services to the residents of Frederick County. The system includes Frederick Health Hospital (269 licensed beds, founded in 1902), Frederick Health Medical Group, Frederick Health Employer Solutions, Frederick Health Home Care, and Frederick Health Hospice.

H. C. Summers, Inc. – With a history dating back to 1907, this family owned and operated business began as a means to serve the needs of the local agricultural community.

Middletown Valley Bank - Since 1908, Middletown Valley Bank has been the cornerstone for their customers' financial planning, residents and businesses alike.

Frederick County Humane Society – Helping people and their pets since 1910.

The Federated Charities Corporation of Frederick - As a nonprofit center, Federated Charities has been committed to renting effective and innovative space to nonprofits at below-market rates since 1911.

Gladhill Furniture Co - Since 1915, Gladhill Furniture has been dedicated to bringing fine furniture and design to the greater Frederick, Maryland community, and beyond.

Reliable Recycling Center Inc. - Founded in 1918, Reliable Recycling has served the greater Frederick area for all of its scrap metal and cardboard recycling needs for a century.

Winterbrook Farms – Founded in 1918, Winterbrook Farms is a sunflower, pumpkin patch & farm market on the farm in the beautiful Frederick County!

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