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Frederick, MD

Frederick, Maryland, 1861, artist's impression
Frederick, Md., City, and seat of justice of Frederick co. Situated on Carroll Creek, 3 miles above its entrance into Monococy Creek, 43 miles W. from Annapolis, and 61 W. by N. from Baltimore. It lies on the old traveled road between Baltimore and Wheeling, and a short distance N. of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, with which it is connected by a branch 3 miles long at a point near the Monococy Viaduct.... The trade of this place is quite extensive, rendering it one of the most important towns in the state. (Gazetteer of the United States of America, 1854)

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